Jackson Hall, Room 213
office phone: 540-568-5584
James Madison University
History Dept MSC 2001
Harrisonburg VA 22807
Assistant professor of history
University of Georgia, Athens
Fields and specialties
Central European history; European colonialism; global and
Modern Europe; Modern Germany; European Colonialism; Holocaust and
Genocide Studies; Global and World History
German ideologies of colonialism; German-Jewish assimilation;
antisemitism and racism; violence
“Colonialism and the Antisemitic Movement in Imperial Germany,” in
German Colonialism in a Global Age, 1884-1945, edited by
Geoff Eley and Bradley D. Naranch, Duke University Press, 2013.
Colonialism, Antisemitism, and Germans of Jewish Descent in Imperial
The University of Michigan Press, 2012.
“‘Coddling’ Africans Abroad: Colonial Director Paul Kayser and the
Education of Africans in Germany, 1891-96.” Journal of
Colonialism and Colonial History 9, no. 1 (2008).
interview on German colonialism with the Virginia Foundation for the
Humanities program “With Good Reason,” aired 2012 December 1 (http://www.prx.org/pieces/88925-after-the-berlin-wall-came-down#description)