Select Recent Publications
Our Friends the Enemies: The Occupation of France After Napoleon (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2018).
Lost Illusions: The Politics of Publishing in Nineteenth-Century France (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010).
With Thomas Gauchet, “Restoring Credit in Post-Napoleonic France: Settling French War Claims,” War in History Vol. 27(3) (2020): 433–455; published in Online First, 25 Feb. 2019.
“The Combat of the Mountains: Re-Patriating Folly in France in the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars,” in Forum on “The Roller Coasters of Restoration France,” Historical Reflections / Réflexions historiques, 44:3 (Winter 2018): 50-70.
“Remembering and Forgetting the First Modern Occupations of France,” Journal of Modern History vol. 88, no. 3 (Sept. 2016): 535-571.
Special Issue on “Ending War: Revisiting the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars,” edited and introduced with Denise Davidson and Jennifer Heuer, Journal of Military History 80:1 (Jan. 2016).
“Making Peace: The Allied Occupation of France, 1815-1818,” in War, Demobilization and Memory: The Legacy of War in the Era of Atlantic Revolutions, ed. Michael Rowe, Karen Hagemann, and Alan Forrest (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), pp. 51-67.
“The Politics of Authorship: The Effects of Literary Property Law on Author-Publisher Relations,” Nineteenth-Century French Studies 29.1, Nos. 1 & 2 (Fall-Winter 2010-2011): 93-112.
“An ‘Evil Genius’: The Construction of the Publisher in the Postrevolutionary Social Imaginary,” French Historical Studies, vol. 30, no. 4 (Fall 2007): 559-595.
Modern France; French Revolution and Napoleon; Post-Revolutionary Europe, especially the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars; war and society; book history; history of capitalism.
- HIST 1121 Europe since 1660
- HIST 2001 Policing and Spying in Modern Europe
- HIST 2001 Anti-Americanism in France
- HIST 2235 The Age of Revolutions in Europe, 1789-1917
- HIST 3001 Consumer Revolutions from the Age of Exploration to Americanization
- HIST 3105 Europe in the Age of the French Revolution and Napoleon
- HIST 4001 Readings in the French Revolution
- HIST 4600 Writing Historical Biography
- HIST 6001 Graduate Colloquium on Europe in the Age of Revolutions
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2001.
M.A., University of Chicago, 1995.
B.A., University of Michigan, 1992.