she/they, Associate Professor
I regularly teach the following courses:
HIST 285 African History to 1800
HIST 286 African History since 1800
HIST 369 Women, Gender, and Sexuality in African History
HIST 385 West Africa and the Atlantic World
HIST 386 Southern Africa
HIST 387 Africa since the 1960s
I also offer thematic courses. Recent HIST 390 & HIST 490 course titles include "Memory and Public History in Africa," "Theory & History," "Women, Gender, and the African Atlantic World," "FrançAfrique," & "African Migrations and Diasporas"
- Africa, colonialism, & gender
Militarizing Marriage: West African Soldiers' Conjugal Traditions in Modern French Empire (Ohio UP, 2020)
Listen to an interview here: https://newbooksnetwork.com/militarizing-marriage
Another interview here: https://open.spotify.com/episode/4VyjpXDu63yjKCIBy3q5P9?si=7wD46QXPTxWqgtWmGJ6Lug&nd=1
“Women and Militarism,” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History, 17 December 2020
“Apatridie et décolonisation. Les tirailleurs sénégalais guinéens et la Guinée de Sékou Touré.” Les Temps Modernes (special edition “Guerres africaines de la France: 1830-2017. L’empire des armées” edited by Étienne Smith) 693 (2017): 111-145.
“Citizenship, Military Service, and Maintaining Exceptionalism: Originaires in World War One.” In Empires in World War I: Shifting Frontiers and Imperial Dynamics in a Global Conflict, edited by Andrew Jarboe and Richard Fogarty. 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.