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Dominican University
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France, Imperial expansion, empire, China, Franco-Chinese relations, affect, diplomacy, trade, material culture, gender
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About Me

I am a scholar of French empire in Asia, particularly the nineteenth-century quasi-imperial presence in China. My research interests include affect, gender, race, circulations of knowledge and material objects, and the construction of difference and likeness in imperial interactions. I enjoy bringing transnational, global axes of inquiry into my courses on European and Chinese history.

Recent Publications

“Contested West: Identity and Citizenship in a Global Age.” Politics/Letters 10 (November 2017).

Review of Youth and Empire: Trans-Colonial Childhoods in British and French Asia, by David Pomfret. Journal of Childhood and Youth Vol. 10, No. 2 (Spring 2017): 271-273.

Review of Writing Imperial Histories (Studies in Imperialism), by Andrew Thompson. Journal of African History 55, Issue 3, (November 2014): 493-494.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
France, China
Expertise by Geography
Asia, China, East Asia, France, Pacific
Expertise by Chronology
19th century
Expertise by Topic
Colonialism, Diplomacy, Gender, Material Culture, Race