Publications

“The Natural Historian,” in A Companion to the History of Science, edited by Bernard Lightman. Wiley-Blackwell, 2015.

Ordering Life: Karl Jordan and the Naturalist Tradition (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012)

“A Naturalist in Wartime: John Buxton’s pioneering study of the Redstart,” Naturalist 135(2010): 189-194.

 “The return of the Phoenix: the 1963 International Congress of Zoology and American zoologists in the twentieth century,” Journal of the History of Biology 42(2009): 417-456.

“Natural history as stamp collecting: a brief history,” Archives of Natural History 34 (2007): 244-258

“Ernst Mayr, Karl Jordan, and the history of systematics,” History of Science 48 (2005): 1-35.

“Type-specimens of birds as sources for the history of ornithology,” Journal of the History of Collections 17 (2005): 173-188.

The Ibis: transformations in a twentieth century British natural history journal,” Journal of the History of Biology 37 (2004): 515-555.

“The tailend of the moth: clarifying species boundaries,” Endeavour 28 (2004): 161-166.