PhD, in history from The City University of New York's Graduate School and University Center, 2007; JD, New York Law School, NYC; MA, Hunter College, NYC; BA, Niagara University, Niagara, NY.
Principal Attorney, Law Office of Robert J. Johnson, Jr., NYC. Adjunct Lecturer, Pace University, White Plains, NY; Touro College, NYC; Hunter College, NYC. Associate, Law Office of Kevin J. Carlin, Hackensack, NJ. Assistant Debate Coach, Pace University, NYC. Trial Attorney, Law Office of Jeffrey S. Richman, NYC. Trial Attorney, New York Litigation Division, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Assistant District Attorney, Queens County District Attorney's Office, Kew Gardens, NY.
CIA Faculty Member of the Year, 2009. Hay-Nicolay Dissertation Prize, Abraham Lincoln Institute and Abraham Lincoln Association, 2009. Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Fellow, City University of New York Graduate School, NYC, 2002.
Editor, History and Culture of the Americas.
New York Law School Law Review.