Below are the scholarly works I have published in addition to the current manuscripts which I am preparing for future publication and will be appearing shortly.


The American Revolution and the Habsburg Monarchy (Charlottesville/London: University of Virginia Press, 2021).

Articles & Chapters

State Improvement and Transnational Enlightenment in the Scottish Journey of Count Karl von Zinzendorf in 1768,” Scottish Historical Review, 101, no. 2 (August 2022), 278-311.

“Including Émigrés and Excluding Americans? The Philadelphia Female Seminary of Madame Marie Rivardi (Maria von Born),” in Daniel Gerster and Felicity Jensz, eds., Global Perspectives on Boarding Schools in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Palgrave Studies on the History of Childhood (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2022), 33-52.

Science, Revolution, and Monarchy in Two Letters of Joseph Donath to František Antonín Steinský,” Opera Historica – Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Frühen Neuzeit, 22, no. 1 (2021), 145-165.

Encountering the Fields of Fire – Neapolitan Networks from Bohemia to Pennsylvania and the Transformation of Regional Study into Global Science,” Geschichte und Region / Storia e Regione, 30, no. 1 (2021), 87-120.

A Revolution in Ink: Mapping Benjamin Franklin’s Epistolary Network in the Habsburg Monarchy, 1776-1789,” Jahrbuch der österreichischen Gesellschaft zur Erforschung des 18. Jahrhunderts, 34 (2019), 91-113.

New World, New Market: A Merchant’s Mission to Trade between Philadelphia and Trieste in 1783,” Yearbook of the Society for 18th Century Studies on South Eastern Europe, Vol. 1, No. 1 “Voices from an era of transition: South Eastern Europe in the 18th Century” (Graz: Universitätsbibliothek Graz, 2018), 65-72.

“Some Here Are Warm for the Part of America”: Knowledge of and Sympathy for the American Cause in the Habsburg Monarchy, 1763-1783,” Journal of Austrian-American History, 1, No. 2 (2017), 128-158.

175 or 235 Years of Austro-American Relations? Reflections and Repercussions for the Modern Day,” in Joshua Parker and Ralph Poole, eds., Austria and America: – 20th-Century Cross-Cultural Connections (Zurich: Litt Verlag, 2017), 13-30.

‘A Story of Benign Neglect’? Die Gründungsgeschichte Amerikas und die Habsburgermonarchie 1776-1783,” Opera Historica – Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Frühen Neuzeit, 17, No. 1 (2016), 56-68. English abstract here.


“The United States of America as a Site of Knowledge Production for the Habsburg Monarchy,” in Franz J. Fillafer and Johannes Feichtinger, eds., Empires of Circulation: Habsburg Knowledge in its Global Setting (accepted/in print).

“Sensory Experiences and the Construction of Space in the Early Reign of Queen Maria Carolina of Naples-Sicily,” Österreichische Zeitschrift für Geschichtswissenschaften / Austrian Journal of Historical Studies, 33, no. 2 (2022) 33, 35-54.

“An Austrian Atlantic: The Habsburg Monarchy and the Atlantic World in the Eighteenth Century,” Atlantic Studies (2023) (accepted/in press).

Other Publications

“Er konnte nie ganz unglücklich werden, weil er sich immer wieder nach Neapel dachte.” Die Bedeutung Neapels für die Reisen und das spätere Leben von Johann Caspar Goethe und Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,” in Peter Assmann, Helena Pereña, and Johannes Ramharter, eds., Goethes Italienische Reise: Eine Homage an ein Land das es niemals gab (Milan: Skira Editore, 2020), 110-135. (Translated simultaneously in Italian).

Invited Reviews

“Double Review of Annemarie Steidl, Wladimir Fischer-Nebmaier, and James W. Oberly, From a Multiethnic Empire to a Nation of Nations: Austro-Hungarian Migrants in the US, 1870-1940 (Innsbruck: Studienverlag, 2017) and Günter Bischof, ed., Quiet Invaders Revisited: Biographies of Twentieth Century Immigrants to the United States (Innsbruck: Studienverlag, 2017),” in  Journal of the Austrian Association for American Studies, forthcoming.

“Review of Karen Green, A History of Women’s Political Thought in Europe, 1700-1800 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014),” in Jahrbuch der österreichischen Gesellschaft zur Erforschung des 18. Jahrhunderts, 34 (2019), 178-181.

Review of Barbara Haider-Wilson, William D. Godsey, Wolfgang Mueller, eds., Internationale Geschichte in Theorie und Praxis / International History in Theory and Practice, Internationale Geschichte / International History Series, Vol. 4 (Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press, 2017),” in British International History Group Newsletter, (2018), 22-24.

Newspaper & Magazine Features

Quarantäne ist eigentlich nicht neues,” Bezirksblätter Innsbruck, April 2020

Schreiben Sie Tagebuch!”, March 2020

(with Ellinor Forster), “Eine Habsburgerin kämpft gegen Napoleon,” DAMALS Magazine, January 2020

Public Media

John Adams and the Habsburg Monarchy,” Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies, April 2020

Imprisoned Germans, Half-mad Scots, and Bloodsucking Americans: The Habsburg Fears of Emigration to the United States,” Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies, April 2020

Early America and the Habsburg Monarchy,” Botistiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies, April 2020

Der vergessene Chronist der Amerikanischen Revolution in der Habsburgermonarchie,” Die Habsburgermonarchie – Das Blog der INZ/ÖAW, June 2019

Zinzendorf and Zinner: Two Unlikely Experts on the American Revolution,” Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies, January 2019

All in His Hands: The Emperor’s Artist Who Sculpted America’s Founding Fathers,” Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies, January 2019.

‘Lessons for Republicans’ John Adams’s Son-in-Law Visits Vienna,” Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies, December 2018.

Fur Pelts and Fascination: Native Americans and the Habsburg Monarchy,” Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies, November 2018.

Not Just the Hessians: The Habsburgs and the War of American Independence,” Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies,  October 2018.

‘What Animal is the Emperor’? An Entrepreneur from Bohemia Goes Rogue,” Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies, October 2018.

The Habsburg Monarchy’s Man on the Ground: Baron de Beelen-Bertholff,” Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies, September 2018.

The United States as ‘an Abode of Misery’ – Maria von Born’s Life in the Early American Republic,” Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies, September 2018.

American Revolutionary and Revolutionary Emperor: Benjamin Franklin and Joseph II,” Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies, August 2018.

The APS and Central Europe: A Bumbling Beekeeper From Bohemia,” American Philosophical Society Digital Library, May 2018.

From Lexington to Vienna: Reporting Revolution in an Absolutist State,” Age of Revolutions, February 2018.

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