“The History of Science and the Science of History: Computational Methods, Algorithms, and the Future of the Field.” Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Biology (JAS-Bio), Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, March 30, 2019.
“Getting Back to Nature: Feral Animals in the History of the Life Sciences.” Feral: A Nearly Carbon-Neutral Conference, Association of Social Anthropologists of Aotearoa / New Zealand, November 20, 2018.
Chair, “Rethinking the Historiography of Biology.” History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, November 2, 2018.
“Animals in the Confederate Arsenal: Horses, Pigs, and the American Civil War.” Invited Lecture at the Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, September 18, 2018.
“Desert Canaries: A History of Feral Burros in the American West.” Return to Freedom American Wild Horse Sanctuary, Lompoc, California, June 26, 2018.
Participant, “A Century of Engineering Life: Populations and Ecosystems.” ASU-MBL History of Biology Seminar at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, May 17-22, 2018.
“The Science of Cooperation: Traditional and Computational Methods in the History of Biology.” Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, April 7, 2018.
“Beasts of Burden: Mining Burros in the American West.” Hennebach Lecture in the Humanities, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, March 22, 2018.
“The Moonshine Capital of the World: Documenting Agricultural, Technological, and Social Change in Franklin County, Virginia.” American Society for Environmental History Annual Meeting, Riverside, California, March 15, 2018.
“Neither Wild nor Tame: Feral Animals in the History of Biology.” History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, November 9, 2017.
“Feral Animals in the American South.” Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, Virginia, March 24, 2017.
“Beasts of the Southern Wild: Feral Swine in the American South.” Southern Historical Association Annual Meeting, St. Petersburg, Florida, November 4, 2016.
“In Search of the Social Impulse: E.O. Wilson’s Decision to Reject Kin Selection.” Ethics in Science Lecture Series, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, December 4, 2015.
“Counting the Animals: Insights from the 2012 Agricultural Census.” Agricultural History Society Annual Meeting, Lexington, Kentucky, June 6, 2015.
“The Scientific Study of Cooperation between World Wars.” Southern History of Science and Technology Conference, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, April 11, 2015.
“Path to the Present.” Evolution and Ethics Conference, Tallahassee, Florida, March 27, 2015.
“Feral Burros in the American West: The Environmental Legacy of Nineteenth-Century Mining Booms.” American Society for Environmental History Annual Meeting, Washington, D. C., March 21, 2015.
“The Science of Cooperation between World Wars.” Introductory Symposium, Philadelphia Area Center for the History of Science, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 18, 2014.
“The Hunt for Hogzilla: Feral Swine in Southern History and Culture.” American Society for Environmental History Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, March 15, 2014.
“The Evolutionary History of Domestic Animals in the American South.” Tuesday Colloquium series, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, August 20, 2013.
“Feral Animals in the American South: The Science and Culture of Broken Symbioses.” American Historical Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 4, 2013.