research & writing

a short cv

fresh words

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“Feel the Fear and Teach the Revolution Anyway: Notes from a Historian of Post-1945 France,” Age of Revolutions, August 5, 2019.


D5bv1FyU8AAJURg‘“No Hiroshima in Africa”: The Algerian War and the Question of French Nuclear Testing in the Sahara”’ in History of the Present, 9.1 (Spring 2019): 84-112.


Screen Shot 2018-11-08 at 5.39.16 PM“On What Is Wrong with White Mice: Peter Watkins’s Fällan (1975) in Future Revolutions: New Perspectives on Peter Watkins, edited by Wolf Kino (Berlin: Pogobooks Verlag, 2018), 92-99.

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‘“Avec l’amour au poing”: Elie Wajeman’s Les Anarchistes (2015)’, Fiction and Film for Scholars of France, 7, no. 4 (March 2017).





“Cite Specific: Analyzing Endnotes to Teach Historical Methods,” Perspectives on History: The Newsletter of the American Historical Association (December 2016).




Review of Nic Maclellan, Grappling with the Bomb: Britain’s Pacific H-Bomb Tests (Australian National University Press, 2017) in Canadian Journal of History, vol. 53, no. 3 (Winter 2018): 610-612.




Review of Andrew Tompkins, Better Active Than Radioactive! Antinuclear Protest in 1970s France and West Germany (Oxford University Press, 2016) in H-France Review, vol. 18, no. 4 (March 2018).

in the works

Club Atomique: The French Bomb in Culture and Empire, 1945-1966
-book project

“The Atomic Republic: France as a Nuclear Weapons Power, 1958 to the Present,” for The Handbook of French History (under contract with Routledge; publication expected 2021).

“Au service de la France: Nostalgia & the “Events” of 1960 on Contemporary French Television
-article manuscript

“Regarding the Pain of Algerians: French Nuclear Photography, Atrocity, and Memory in Algeria, 1960-66”
-article manuscript

The Peaceful Uses of Outerspace
-scholarly research, writing & visual art project