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University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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France, demography, infertility, adoption, family, empire
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Regeneration through Empire: French Pronatalists and Colonial Settlement in the Third Republic (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2015)

“’Denied the Joys of Motherhood’: Infertility, Medicine, and the Demographic Question in Interwar France” (article in progress)

“Baby Boom or Bust?” History Today (July, 2021) 13-15.

“Luxury or Right? Artificial Insemination by Donor in 1970s France” Nursing Clio (April 9, 2020)

Kinderreicher Familien or Famille Nombreuse? Pronatalism in Interwar Alsace” French History Volume 34, Issue 1, (March 2020), 63–81

“Race, Migration, and Fears of Communism in 1948 Morocco” Journal of Contemporary History 55.1 (2020) 145-160, (published first online 2018)

 “Family Allowances and the Principle of Universalism in Post-War Morocco” Europe Now (published on-line March 1, 2018)

“Histoire des politiques natalistes à Madagascar” Africa4 : Regards croisés sur l’Afrique published on-line by Libération July 27, 2016

“The Office de la Famille Française: Familialism and the National Revolution in 1940s Morocco” French Politics, Culture, and Society 34, no. 3 (Winter 2016): 44-62

“French Settlers, Familial Suffrage, and Citizenship in 1920s Tunisia” Journal of Family History 37, no. 2 (April 2012): 213-31.

 “Creating French Settlements Overseas: Pronatalism and Colonial Medicine in Madagascar” French Historical Studies 33, no. 3 (Summer 2010): 417-44.

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