Publications

City of Gods: Religious Freedom, Immigration, and Pluralism in Flushing, Queens
(New York: Fordham University Press, 2016).

Teaching the Religious History of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia,” A Special Collaborative Issue: Teaching Pennsylvania History, Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies (January 2015), pp. 52-64.

Presidents as Pastors in Chief: An Update on Religion in Inaugural Addresses,” Sightings, the Martin Marty Center, the University of Chicago Divinity School (February 7, 2013).

Piloting an Online Course in the City of Neighborhoods,” Temple University Faculty Herald, Volume 43, Number 1 (October, 2012).

Religious Freedom and Immigration History: the Flushing Remonstrance and Beyond,” a timeline for the exhibit “‘This Case of Conscience’: Spiritual Flushing and the Remonstrance” commemorating the 350th anniversary of the Flushing Remonstrance of 1657, Queens Museum of Art, April 6-June 29, 2008. 

Review of Robert Wuthnow, America and the Challenges of Religious Diversity, Journal of Religion (January 2007).

“Hindus” and “Sikhs,” in The Encyclopedia of New York State (Albany: Syracuse U. Press, 2005).

“Understanding and Celebrating Religious Diversity in Britain: A Case Study of Leicester since 1970 making comparison with Flushing, Queens County, New York City,” with Richard Bonney, Encounters 9:2 (2003).  PDF

Review of Robert A. Orsi, ed. Gods of the City: Religion and the American Urban Landscape, H-Net list on Urban History (March 2001).

Religion in Inaugural Addresses,Sightings, the Martin Marty Center, the University of Chicago Divinity School (February 28, 2001).

Review of Harry S. Stout and D. G. Hart, eds., New Directions in American Religious History, Journal of Religion (October 1999).

“Sri Maha Vallabha Ganapati Devasthanam of Flushing, New York” in T. S. Rukmani, ed., Hindu Diasporas: Global Perspectives (Montreal: Department of Religion, 1999).

“Temples and Mosques of New York City,” in Diana L. Eck, ed., On Common Ground: World Religions in America, 2nd ed. (1997; New York: Columbia U. Press, 2001). CD-ROM.

“History of the City of New York,” 1995-96 Columbia Guide to New York (New York, 1996).

“Presidential Inaugural Addresses,” Electronic Text Service, Butler Library, Columbia University, 1993.
The first online textual database of U.S. presidential inaugural addresses.