Klansville, U.S.A.: The Rise and Fall of the Civil Rights-Era Ku Klux Klan (Oxford University Press, 2013).
There’s Something Happening Here: The New Left, the Klan, and FBI Counterintelligence (University of California Press, 2004).
Edited Journal Issues
“Legacies of Racial Violence: Clarifying and Addressing the Presence of the Past.” The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 694 (with Hedwig Lee and Geoff Ward, 2021).
“Legacies of Racial Conflict and Violence.” Race and Justice 4, 4 (with Geoff Ward, 2015).
Articles and Chapters
“Contesting Commemorative Landscapes: Confederate Monuments and Trajectories of Change.” Social Problems (with Christina Simko and Nicole Fox, 2022).
“Exculpating Injustice: Coroner Constructions of White Innocence in the Postbellum South.” Socius (with Sarah Gaby, Hedwig Lee, Geoff Ward, and Ashley Jackson, 2021).
“(Dis)continuities in Racialized Legal Violence.” The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (with Geoff Ward, Hedwig Lee, and Sarah Gaby, 2021).
“White Health Benefits of Histories of Enslavement: The Case of Opioid Deaths.” The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (with Ryan Gabriel, Michael Esposito, Geoff Ward, Hedwig Lee, and Margaret Hicken, 2021.).
“Enforcement Networks and Racial Contention in Civil Rights-Era Mississippi.” In Ruling by Other Means, edited by Grzegorz Ekiert, Elizabeth Perry, and Xiaojun Yan. Cambridge University Press (with Peter Owens, 2020).
“Configuring Political Repression: Anti-Civil Rights Enforcement in Mississippi.” Mobilization (with Geoff Ward and Peter Owens, 2019).
“Race, Ethnicity, and Social Movements.” Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Social Movements (with Peter B. Owens and Rory McVeigh, 2018).
“Differentiating Hate: Threat and Opportunity as Drivers of Organization vs. Action.” Sociological Research Online (Rapid Response issue on “Contemporary Countermovements in the Age of Populism,” 2018).
“See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Police No Evil,” with Jennifer Earl. 2021. Lawfare.
“Monuments Lost and Found in St. Louis,” with Alia Nahra. 2020. Monument Lab/Pulitzer Arts Foundation Public Iconographies Project.
“Structural Racism is Killing US,” with Hedwig Lee and Savannah Larimore. 2020. Harris Institute Gun Violence and Human Rights Initiative Blog.
“It Shouldn’t Be a Surprise That African Americans are Dying in St. Louis,” with Hedwig Lee, Geoff Ward, and Sarah Gaby. 2020. St. Louis Post-Dispatch (15 April).
Review of Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman. 2019. The Journal of American History.
“The Virtual and Real Worlds of White Nationalism.” 2018. The Common Reader.
“A Long View on the Alt-Right’s Doomed Emergence from the Shadows.” 2017. Mobilizing Ideas Essay Dialogue: The Alt-Right.