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Research InterestsModern Britain and the British Empire; Black European Studies; Modern European cultural, social, and intellectual history; Black Atlantic; women's and gender history; history of sexuality; and world history
Biography, Education and TrainingB.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
M.A., University of Colorado, Boulder
Ph.D., Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Selected PublicationsBlack London and the Black Atlantic: African and West Indian Intellectuals in the Imperial Metropolis, 1919-1950 (in progress)
The Women's War of 1929: Gender and Violence in Colonial Nigeria. Co-authored with Misty L. Bastian and Susan Kingsley Kent. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
“Black Intellectuals in the Imperial Metropolis and the Debate over Race and Empire in Sanders of the River.” Brave New World: Imperial and Democratic Nation-building in Britain between the Wars. Laura Beers and Geraint Thomas, eds. London: Institute of Historical Research, 2012.
“An Empire of Development: Africa and the Caribbean in God’s Chillun.” Special Issue on “The Documentary Film Movement and the Spaces of British Identity.” Twentieth Century British History 23, 1 (March 2012).
“Colonial Subjects: Black Intellectuals and the Development of Colonial Studies in Britain.” Journal of British Studies 49, 2 (April 2010): 388-418.
Courses TaughtHIS 2B - The World Since 1500
HIS 101C - Oceans in World History
HIS 181 - Modern Britain and the British Empire
HIS 196H - Sex and the City: History of Sexuality in Urban Areas around the Globe
HIS 196Z - Europe from the Margins: Outside Influences on Modern European Thought and Culture