A.B., University of Chicago
Ph.D., University of Chicago
United States - Political Economy, Taxation, Cities, Nineteenth Century
Distinguished Teaching Award, 2011.
American Taxation, American Slavery. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006.
Read a Special Essay,"Tax Aversion and the Legacy of Slavery"
Property Rules: Political Economy in Chicago, 1833-1872. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991. Reissued with new Preface, 2001.
"Liberty, Democracy, and Capacity: Lessons from the Early American Tax Regimes," in The New Fiscal Sociology Taxation in Comparative and Historical Perspective, ed. Monica Prasad, Isaac Martin, Ajay Mehrotra (New York: Cambridge University Press 2009), 155-72.
"Institutional Reality in the Age of Slavery: Taxation and Democracy in the States," Journal of Policy History 18 (2006): 21-43.
"Early Impact of Slavery," in The Reader's Companion to the American Congress, ed. Julian Zelizer. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2004.
"Political Culture," in The Encyclopedia of Chicago, ed. James R. Grossman, et al. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004.
"Patrick Henry's Case Against the Constitution: The Structural Problem With Slavery," Journal of the Early Republic 22 (2002): 549-73.
"Species of Property: The American Property Tax Uniformity Clauses Reconsidered," Journal of Economic History 61 (2001): 973-1007.
"Slavery and the Politics of Taxation in the Early United States," Studies in American Political Development 14 (2000):197-225.
"The Civil War and Municipal Government in Chicago," in Toward a Social History of the American Civil War: Exploratory Essays, ed. Maris A. Vinovskis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990, 117-38.
|Spring 2017||7B||The United States from Civil War to Present|
|Spring 2017||280D.003||Political Economy in the United States|
|Spring 2016||7B||The United States: Civil War to the Present|
|Spring 2014||7B||The United States from Civil War to Present||Syll, spring 2014.pdf|
|Spring 2013||280D.001||Political Economy in the United States|
|Spring 2013||7B||The United States from Civil War to Present|
|Spring 2012||7B||The United States from Civil War to Present|
|Fall 2012||285D.002||United States|
|Spring 2011||7B||U.S. History Survey: Civil War to the Present|
|Fall 2010||123||The Civil War and Reconstruction|