Professor Kaser’s academic interests include utopian communitarian movements, Staten Island history, and Swiss immigrant settlements in the United States.

Degrees

Ph.D., American Studies, Bowling Green State University

M.A., American Studies, Bowling Green State University

M.L.S., Kent State University

B.A., magna cum laude, Kenyon College

Scholarship / Publications

The New Orleans of Fiction: A Research Guide. Lanham, Md.: The Scarecrow Press, 2014.

Chicago in Fiction: A Research Guide. Lanham, Md.: The Scarecrow Press, 2011.

The Washington, D.C. of Fiction: A Research Guide. Lanham, Md.:  The Scarecrow Press, 2006.

At the Bivouac of Memory: History, Politics, and the Battle of Chickamauga. New York:  Peter Lang, 1996.