Cameron Blevins is an assistant professor of History at Northeastern University and is affiliated with the NU Lab for Maps, Texts, and Networks. He studies the nineteenth-century United States, the American West, and digital history. Some of his broader interests include geography, gender history, and information visualization. Cameron received his PhD from Stanford University, where he worked at the Spatial History Project and the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis (CESTA). He then moved to New York City as a postdoctoral fellow at Rutgers University’s history department and the Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis, where he taught the university’s first course in spatial history. His current research project, The Postal West, presents a spatial interpretation of the western United States and the nineteenth-century American state by mapping the sprawling infrastructure of the nation’s postal network. Cameron can be found online at http://cameronblevins.org.