- The Georgia Peach: Culture, Environment, and Agriculture in the American South, under contract with Cambridge University Press, in the Cambridge Studies on the American South series.
- “Orcharding the South: Taste, Culture, and the Agrarian Imagination in the Nineteenth-Century South,” Antipode, under review for special issue on the “new agrarian studies”
- “Under the Trees: The Georgia Peach and the Quest for Labor in the Twentieth Century,” Agricultural History 85.1 (January 2011), winner of the Agricultural History Society’s 2009 Everett E. Edwards Award for Best Student Essay
“‘Everything is Peaches Down in Georgia’: Culture and Agriculture in the American South,”
- Allan Nevins Prize from the Society of American Historians
- Gilbert C. Fite prize from the Agricultural History Society
- C. Vann Woodward prize from the Southern Historical Association
- Excellence-in-Research Award from the UGA Graduate School.
Research in Progress
- Progress on a Tree: The Horticultural Mission in the Atlantic World
- Reclamation in the Twentieth-Century South
- American Evangelicals and the Cultural Economy of Hunger
- Review of Helen Zoe Veit, Modern Food, Moral Food: Self-Control, Science, and the Rise of Modern American Eating in the Early Twentieth Century (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013), in Agricultural History, forthcoming
- Review of Aaron D. Anderson, Builders of a New South: Merchants, Capital, and the Remaking of Natchez, 1865–1914 (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2013), in theJournal of Southern History, forthcoming
- Review of Albert G. Way, Conserving Southern Longleaf: Herbert Stoddard and the Rise of Ecological Land Management (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2011), in the Florida Historical Quarterly 92:3 (Winter 2014), 638–640.
- Review of James H. Tuten, Lowcountry Time and Tide: The Fall of the South Carolina Rice Kingdom (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2010), in the South Carolina Historical Magazine (Summer 2012), 73–75.