“Diversity and Power in Global Christian Communities,” Center for Race and Gender, UC Berkeley, April 18, 2019


“Putting an American God into Public Schools around the World,” Dartmouth International Relations Seminar, November 12, 2021

“Global Politics of Sexual Purity: American Evangelicals’ AIDS Activism,” American Academy of Religion annual meeting, San Antonio, TX, November 20-23, 2021

“Sexual Abuse on the Mission Field: Enabling Structures and Ideologies of U.S. Evangelical Missionary Work,” Religion and Sexual Abuse Conference, University of California, Riverside, March 4-6, 2022


Protestant Hegemony in US Higher Education: Historical Battles over ‘Rights’ and ‘Freedoms,’” Critical Religious Studies in Higher Education Network, May 10, 2021

“Roundtable: Religious Pathways to/through Democracy,” Organization of American Historians annual meeting, Chicago, IL, April 16, 2021

“Promoting AIDS Work in the US and Abroad: Evangelical Theological and Secularized Discourses of Development,” American Academy of Religion annual meeting, Boston, MA, December 8, 2020

“Missionaries and Failed Missionaries: The Shifting Politics of American Evangelicals and Ex-vangelicals,” American Academy of Religion annual meeting, Boston, MA, December 2, 2020

“The Missionary Majority: American Evangelicals and Power in a Postcolonial World,” Obama Institute for Transnational American Studies, University of Mainz, Germany, November 26, 2020

“’Across the Street or around the World, the Mission’s Still the Same’: The Transnational History of the American Culture Wars,” Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History, Harvard University, October 23, 2020

“The Transnational Politics of Sex: AIDS, Activism, and American Evangelicals,” Newberry Library, Religion and Culture in the Americas Seminar, October 9, 2020

“Putting God into Public Schools around the World: An American Culture War’s Transnational History,” North American Religions Colloquium, Harvard University, September 8, 2020

“Missionary Positions: How American Evangelicals Learned to Love Global AIDS Relief,” Organization of American Historians annual meeting, Washington, D.C., April 2-4, 2020

“No More Missionaries: Decolonization and the Struggle over Saving the World,” Boston University, School of Theology, February 7, 2020

“Saving Former Soviets: US Missionary Work in the Post-Cold War Era,” American Historical Association annual meeting, Chicago, IL, January 3-6, 2019

“Missionary, Go Home: Diversity and Power in the Global Christian Community,” Harvard Divinity School “Ways of Knowing” conference, Harvard University, October 26-27, 2018

“Seizing the Moment: American Missionary Campaigns in Post-Cold War Russia,” Russian History Kruzhok, UC Berkeley, September 20, 2018

“Decolonizing Mission: Challenging the Power of American Missionaries across the Global South,” Historians without Borders Conference, University of California Davis, May 4-6, 2018

“Embracing Diversity: American Evangelicals and Power in a Postcolonial World,” American Academy of Religion Western Region annual meeting, Berkeley, CA, March 23-25, 2018

“The Missionary Majority: How American Evangelicals Engaged a Postcolonial World,” Louisville Institute for the Study of American Religion winter seminar, Louisville, KY, January 24-26, 2018

“White Feelings, Black Lives: US Missionaries and Racial Justice at Home and Abroad,” American Studies Association meeting, Denver, CO, November 17-20, 2016

“To the Ends of the Earth: The Politics of American Evangelical Missionaries,” American Studies Association annual meeting, Washington, D.C., November 21-24, 2013

“Democracy and the Great Commission: American Global Missions and Postwar Foreign Relations,” Harvard University “New Histories of Transnational Christianity” conference, Cambridge, MA, February 7, 2013