Professor at Monmouth University



Published Books

  • The History Of The British Isles Prehistory to the present London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017
  • Western Civilization in a Global Context: Prehistory to the Enlightenment: Sources and Documents, London: Bloomsbury Academic 2015.
  • Western Civilization in a Global Context: The Modern Age: Sources and Documents, London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.
  • Ireland’s History: From Prehistory to the Present, London: Bloomsbury, 2013.
  • Western Civilization: A Global and Comparative Approach: Volume I: To 1715.  Armonk, NY: M.E.Sharpe, Inc., 2012.
  • Western Civilization: A Global and Comparative Approach: Volume II: Since 1600. Armonk, NY: M.E.Sharpe, Inc., 2012.
  • Windows into Men’s Souls’: Religious Nonconformity in Tudor and Early Stuart England, Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2012.
  • The Intellectual Struggle of the English Papists in the Seventeenth Century. Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1986​

Additional Publications Include

  • “Fascism.” Introductory Essay for the online Churchill Archive, 2018. ("You Say You Want a Revolution’: The Beatles and the Political Culture of the 1960s" in Roll Up for the Mystery Tour!: The Beatles, Sgt, Pepper, and the Summer of Love, edited by Kenneth Womack, Lexington Books, 2017.
  • Review of Robin Melrose, Religion in Britain from the Megaliths to Arthur: An Archaeological and Mythological Exploration, Arthuriana, 2017. 
  • Review of Brendan Smith, Crisis and Survival in Late Medieval Ireland: The English of Louth and their Neighbours, 1330—1450, The Historian, September 2015.
  • “The English Reformation,”in Findling, John E. and Thackeray, Frank W., Events That Changed Great Britain to 1689, Greenwood Press, 2004.
  • “Sinn Féin and the Suffragettes: The Movements for Irish Independence and Women’s Suffrage,” in Findling John E. and Thackeray, Frank W., Events That Changed Great Britain Since 1689, Greenwood Press, 2002

Recent presentations:

  • “Was the Rock Music of 1968 Revolutionary?” The Beatles’ THE WHITE ALBUM: An International Symposium, Monmouth University, November 2018“‘A Simple Issue’: Blair, Brexit, and British Idenity,” Phi Alpha Theta and Lamda Alpha Induction, Monmouth University, April 2017
  • “History in the College Classroom: Thoughts on Pedagogy,” Department of History and Anthropology Research and Teaching Pedagogy Seminar Series, Monmouth University, October 2015
  • “Historical and Literary Perspectives on the Legend of King Arthur,” Two Rivers Theater, Red Bank, NJ, December 2014
  • “Panel Participant, “Bruce Springsteen’s Greatest Songs,” “Fifty Years of Makin’ This Guitar Talk”: A Symposium Presented by the Friends of the Bruce Springsteen Special Collection at Monmouth University, Monmouth University, September 2014
  • “Who Were the Beatles? ‘Just a Band that Made It Very, Very Big’?”, “Ladies and Gentlemen….The Beatles” Symposium, Monmouth University, February 2014