Andrew is a historian of the nineteenth and early twentieth-century United States whose scholarship has appeared in journals such as American Catholic Studies and Ohio Valley History. His dissertation, “Claiming America: Irish-Catholic Memory and the Nation, 1865-1925,” examines how memorialists in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic used commemorations of the Civil War to negotiate their place in wider society. Andrew holds a B.A. in political theory from James Madison College at Michigan State University, as well as a M.A. in history from West Virginia University. At Notre Dame, he has participated in the Center for Social Concerns' Common Good Initiative and received an Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award. He has also worked at multiple Civil War battlefields as a National Park Service interpretive ranger, and currently serves as co-chair of the National Council on Public History's Membership Committee.