- Ph.D., M.Phil., and M.A. in Art History (Columbia University)
- B.A. in History of Art (Yale University)
- GD 202: The History of Graphic Design
Art of the United States, History of Design, Theory of Exhibitions, and Museum Studies
- Expanding Nationalisms at World Fairs: Identity, Diversity and Exchange, 1855-1914, eds. David Raizman and Ethan Robey (London and New York: Routledge, 2018).
- "Kings, Peasants, Dragons and Flowers: Varieties of National Symbolism in World’s Fair Objects,” in Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at World’s Fairs, 1851–1939, eds. Jason Busch and Catherine Futter (New York: Skira Rizzoli, 2012). Winner: 2013 Henry-Russell Hitchcock Award.
- “‘The Steady Supporters of Order’: American Mechanics’ Institute Fairs as Icons of Bourgeois Culture,” in The American Bourgeoisie: Distinction and Identity in the Nineteenth Century, eds. Sven Beckert and Julia Rosenbaum (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010).
- “John Sartain and the Contest of Taste at the Centennial,” in Philadelphia's Cultural Landscape: The Sartain Family Legacy, eds. Katharine Martinez and Page Talbott (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2000). Winner: Ewell L. Newman Book Award; 56th Philadelphia Book Show Award.
- “Inquiry, History, and Dialogue,” Design Journal, no. 3 (Fall 2015).
- “Souvenirs of the Invisible: Display of Energy at Twentieth-Century World’s Fairs,” Souvenirs and Objects of Remembrance. Themed issue, Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts 27 (2015).
- “John Vanderlyn’s View of Versailles: Spectacle, Landscape, and the Visual Demands of Panorama Painting,” Early Popular Visual Culture 12, No. 1 (February 2014): 1-21.
- “The Battle of the Centuries,” The World of Tomorrow: Exploring the 1939–40 World’s Fair Collection, Biblion: The Boundless Library (New York Public Library Digital Publication, 2011).
- “Scenic Engineering: On the Aesthetics of Bridges in the Nineteenth Century,” National Design Journal (2006; issue suspended).
- Essay contributor, “Masterpieces of Everyday New York: Objects as Story,” Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery, Parsons The New School for Design, June–September 2013.
- Curator, “Picturing the White City: Architectural Photography at the World’s Columbian Exposition, 1893,” Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, November 1993–January 1994.