- aerospace and aviation history; gender and women's history; military history; history of technology and science; social history.
His current project, Flying While Black, investigates the slow pace of racial integration in the airline cockpit from the Civil Rights Era to the present.
Broadly speaking I'm a social and cultural historian of technology, with a narrower focus on aviation history. This means I study how people interact with technology, not just the nuts and bolts of airplanes. I'm particularly interested in how gender, race, and class play out in technology and society.