“Writing is thinking. To write well is to think clearly. That’s why it’s so hard.” – David McCullough
I am the author of Fit Nation: The Gains and Pains of America’s Exercise Obsession (Chicago, 2022) and Classroom Wars: Language, Sex, and the Making of Modern Political Culture (Oxford, 2015). My writing has appeared in various scholarly journals as well as in popular media such as The New York Times, The Atlantic, and The Washington Post.