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Speaking on the U.S. democratic crisis in Newport, Rhode Island, July 17

Rhode Islanders: I’ll be speaking about the work Nationhood Lab is doing to help prevent a collapse of our democracy and federation — and the need for a revitalized national… Read more »

Book signing in Freeport, Maine, June 29

My book about the history and identity of coastal Maine, The Lobster Coast, turns twenty this summer and to celebrate Viking has released a new edition (same ISBN!) with a… Read more »

Book signing in Portland, Maine, June 29

My book about the history and identity of coastal Maine, The Lobster Coast, turns twenty this summer and to celebrate Viking has released a new edition (same ISBN!) with a… Read more »

Speaking on the U.S. democratic crisis in Brunswick, Maine, June 5

For the home county crowd: I’ll be speaking on the crisis facing U.S. democracy, how we got here, why we’re vulnerable and what we can do about it, at the… Read more »

Discussing Union and the contested U.S. national story, Summer Institute of Politics, Newport, R.I. July 17

I’ll be discussing Union and the struggle over the U.S. national story with participants of the Salve Regina University-Pell Center’s annual Summer Institute of Politics in Newport, R.I, the morning… Read more »

Nationhood Lab poll: Most Americans define the U.S. by adherence to ideals rather than heritage, ancestry, or traditions

April 23, 2024 NEWPORT, R.I. – Americans prefer to define their country by its commitment to civic ideals rather than by shared ancestry, history, traditions or culture by wide margins,… Read more »

How best to understand America’s competing national myths?

As someone engaged in crafting a rebooted national narrative for the United States I was excited to see that Richard Slotkin had a book coming out on our country’s competing… Read more »

Discussing the threats to US democracy and national survival, Portland, Maine, April 3

My former employers at Maine’s Portland Press Herald are hosting me for their Newsroom Live series, a public, in-person lecture, discussion and Q&A, on my work to promote the United… Read more »

Discussing the threats to US democracy and national survival with American Promise, Mar. 19

I’ll be joining American Promise‘s Leadership Series March 19 for a public, virtual conversation about the imminent authoritarian threat to the U.S. republic and federation, how we got here and… Read more »

Speaking on How to Hold the U.S. together; Stonington, Maine, Aug. 28

I’ll be speaking on Deer Isle as part of the Stonington Public Library’s Seaside Series from 12 to 1 pm August 28th. The outdoor event is held in Seaside Park… Read more »