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Speaking on NPR’s Here & Now about the geography of gun violence

  Here & Now, the nationally syndicated NPR show produced at WBUR in Boston kindly had me as a guest yesterday to talk about our latest work at Nationhood Lab. ... Read more »

Speaking with MSNBC’s Katy Tur about the geography of gun violence

  Colin discussed the latest American Nations-powered work he’s doing at Nationhood Lab with Katy Tur on MSNBC’s Katy Tur Reports Monday afternoon. In the live segment — available in its... Read more »

U.S. nationhood was created nearly from scratch in the 19th century. Was Daniel Webster responsible?

The early United States, scholars have noted, was a country in search of nationhood. Created as an ad hoc military alliance of disparate colonies to fight off a shared political... Read more »

2023 Maine Humanities statewide community read picks — from yours truly this year — announced

The Maine Humanities Council organizes an annual statewide community read program — Read ME — with two titles chosen by a Maine author. It was my honor and privilege to... Read more »

Lobster Coast named a “New Maine Classic” by Down East Magazine

In their latest issue, the editors of Down East Magazine compiled a list of “New Maine Classics,” 25 films, plays, books, digital projects, and animated shorts from the past 25... Read more »