PhD, University of California, Berkeley
MA, University of California, Berkeley
BA, Ohio University, Athens
Sabbatical Leave 2019-2020
History 285 African History to 1800
History 286 African History since 1800
History 369 Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Africa
History 385 West Africa and the Atlantic World
History 386 Southern African History
History 387 Africa since the 1960s
History 499 African History Thesis Seminar
I also teach topical seminars at the 400-level. Please consult classfinder for current offerings. Recent seminar titles include HIST 490 "Theory & History," "Public History & Memory in Africa," "Women, Gender, and the African Atlantic World," "FrançAfrique, 1789-present," "African Migrations & Diasporas"
Faculty Research InterestsAfrican History, Gender, Colonialism, Militarization, and Public History
Militarizing Marriage: West African Soldiers' Conjugal Traditions in Modern French Empire (forthcoming with Ohio University Press in July 2020)
"Apatridie et décolonisation. Les tirailleurs sénégalais guinéens et la Guinée de Sékou Touré." Les Temps Modernes 693 (2017): 111-145.
"Citizenship, Military Service, and Maintaining Exceptionalism: Originaires in World War One." In Empire in World War I: Shifting Frontiers and Imperial Dynamics in a Global Conflict, edited by Andrew Jarboe and Richard Fogarty, 219-248. New York: I.B. Tauris, 2014.
"Mesdames Tirailleurs and Indirect Clients: West African Women and the French Colonial Army, 1908-1918." International Journal of African Historical Studies 44 (2011): 299-322.