research & writing

a short cv

fresh words

“Zoom Can’t Kill the Radio Stars” for French History Network blog, June 23, 2020.

“How to build a scholarly community without leaving your apartment!” for Journal of the History of Ideas blog, January 27, 2020.

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“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.


“Cite Specific: Using Endnotes to Teach Historical Methods,” Perspectives: The Newsmagazine 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

“The Commune in Full Play: Three 1871s for the Twenty-First Century,” an essay in progress for Phantasms of the Red Republic: The Paris Commune in Popular Culture, eds. Eric D. Smith and Phillip E. Wegner (under contract with Brill; publication expected 2021).

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

“Au service de la France: Nostalgia, Humor, and Postwar Reenactment on Contemporary French Television
-article in progress
for a special issue of French Historical Studies (Laura Mason & FlorenceMartin, eds.)

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

Digitizing WWII
-a French World War II & Liberation-era poster digitization project with the SFU Library

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

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

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