Research

BOOK MANUSCRIPT

Catholic Internationalism and the Making of the Atlantic Order, 1920-1960 (in preparation)    

ARTICLES, ESSAYS, & BOOK CHAPTERS

 "The Vatican, Nazi-Fascism, and the Making of Transnational Anticommunism in the 1930s," Journal of Contemporary History (revise & resubmit)

"The Christian Churches and the Allied Occupation: Writing Religion Back Into Transatlantic History," in Transatlantic in a Transnational Era, Michael Kimmage and Charlotte Lerg, eds. (contract under negotiation)

"The Limits of Ecumenism: Anti-Materialism and the Judeo-Bolshevik Myth in the Early Cold War," Journal of Contemporary History [commissioned for special issue on transnational anticommunism, to appear in winter 2016]

"Decolonizing the Faith? The Catholic Origins of Development Economics at the United Nations," French Politics, Culture, & Society [commissioned for special issue on religion and decolonization, to appear in spring 2015]

"The Vatican and the Reshaping of the European International Order after World War I," The Historical Journal (December 2013)

"Pius XII, Rights Talk and the Dawn of the Religious Cold War," in Religion and Human Rights, Devin Pendas, ed. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013)

"Catholic Civil Society and the 'Crisis of Civilization,'" in Luigi Gedda nella storia, Paolo Trionfini and Simona Ferrantin, eds. (Rome: Studium, 2012)

"Cardinal Pizzardo and the Internationalization of Catholic Action," in Gouvernement pontifical sous Pie XI, Laura Pettinaroli, ed. (Rome: École française de Rome, 2012)

"Europe’s New Crusade: Will the Tolerant Society Survive the Battle over Islam?" with Sasha Polakow-Suransky, The American Prospect, 26 August 2002

ENCYCLOPEDIA ENTRIES

"Internationalism," in Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism, Vincent Pecora, ed. (London: Routledge, forthcoming)

"Catholic Action," "Political Atheism," in Dictionnaire historique, politique et culturel du Vatican (1870 à nos jours), Christophe Dickès, ed. (Paris: Robert Laffont, 2012)

"Primo Tapia," in Wobblies!: A Graphic History of the Industrial Workers of the World, Paul Buhle and Nicole Schulman, eds. (New York: Verso, 2005)

BOOK REVIEWS

Review-Essay, "The Catholic Church and Religious Internationalism, 1870-1970" (in preparation)

Review, Frank J. Coppa, The Policies and Politics of Pope Pius XII: Between Diplomacy and Morality (New York: Peter Lang, 2011), reviewed for The Historian (forthcoming)

 Review, Peter Eisner, The Pope's Last Crusade: How an American Jesuit Helped Pope Pius XI's Campaign to Stop Hitler (New York: William Morrow, 2013), reviewed for America, May 2013  

Review, Emma Fattorini, Pio XI, Hitler e Mussolini: La solitudine di un papa (Turin: Einaudi, 2007), reviewed for The Journal of Modern Italian Studies, 14, 3 (2009): 365-366                       

TRANSLATIONS

Franco Loi, "Secundum Luna," Circumference (winter 2003)

Embargoed Voice: Poems by Milli Graffi, trans. with Michael Gizzi (Providence: Burning Deck Press, 2002)