B.A., Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.
J.D., 2007, University of Texas School of Law.
M.A. in History, 2009, University of Texas at Tyler.
Ph.D. student in History at SMU
middle and high school English, history, and philosophy
in Houston for several years. He was a co-founder and
administrator of a charter school in Houston. He also
taught English in Oaxaca, Mexico at the college level,
and taught U.S. History at Tyler Junior College in
His academic interests are broad and include early
American history, Mexican history, Texas history, and
transatlantic legal and constitutional history.