Modern Europe, 2012



Research Interests

Modern France and its empire; the Atlantic world; global and transnational history; cultural and social history; colonialism and empire; race and racism; gender and sexuality theories and history


Sex on the Move: Prostitution, Interracial Intimacy, and Regulation in the French Atlantic, 1848–1947


—Cochairs the Interracial Intimacies Symposium at the University of Chicago in April 2018
—Historians Garner Teaching Prizes
—History Students Awarded 47 Research Grants in 2017–18
Dissertation Awards for 35 students in 2016–17