History and Policy

Why everyone should know how much you earn | Boston Globe | June 4, 2017
Is it ethical to keep pets? | Boston Globe | May 15, 2016
How the Pledge of Allegiance Went From PR Gimmick to Patriotic Vow | Smithsonian | September 2015
Who's poor? Depends how you measure it | Boston Globe | March 1, 2015
The slaves who sued for freedom | Boston Globe | November 3, 2013
For the People, by the People | Slate | May 22, 2013

Cities

Detroit Imagines a Citizen-Led Smart City | CityLab | May 31, 2017
In Flint, Providing Safe Water is Full Time Job | CityLab | January 25, 2017
A Waterfront Revival, No Water Required | CityLab | December 4, 2015
Prototyping the Age-Ready City | CityLab | September 15, 2015
A Providence Library Becomes a Sort of Secular Church | CityLab | December 18, 2014
One Woman's Quest to Design Parking Lots People Don't Hate | CityLab | August 5, 2014
Does New Mass Transit Always Have to Mean Rapidly Rising Rents? | CityLab | May 13, 2014
The Future of Urban Freeways Is Playing Out Right Now in Syracuse | CityLab | February 18, 2014
Tapped Out | Boston Magazine | June 2013

Arts

These Photos Offer a Glimpse Into the Racial Politics of the 1950s SouthSmithsonian | April 19, 2017
The Surprising Ingenuity Behind “Goodnight Moon” | Smithsonian | January 26, 2017
Eleven Artists Capture What It's Like to Live a Megacity Smithsonian | April 4, 2016
The Strange, Giant "Beach Animals" That Are About to Invade America's Shores | Smithsonian | September 10, 2015

Environment, Health and Science

A Wild Idea | Nature Conservancy | June/July 2016
All this and more, made possible by vast landfills | Boston Globe | March 27, 2016
Buying the Farm | Boston Magazine | August 2015
Ray of Hope | Suffolk Alumni Magazine | Winter 2014
Bad Vibes | Boston Magazine | February 2014
Great White Sharks Are Back | Slate | July 2, 2013

Education

Why a Boston Suburb Combined Its High School and Senior Center | CityLab | October 12, 2015
Did 'Spellbound' Show Us the Power or the Myth of the American Dream? Smithsonian | May 28, 2015
Brain games bust? | Boston Globe | May 24, 2015
A 'charter' college | Boston Globe | March 29, 2015
The College of Lost Arts | CityLab | February 20, 2015
The poor neglected smart kid | Boston Globe | March 16, 2014
Race to the Top | Suffolk Alumni Magazine | Fall 2013