Associate Professor
Research Interests
  • Environmental History
  • History of Science
  • Indian Ocean History
  • Ottoman History
  • World History
  • Ph.D., History, Binghamton University
  • M.A., History, UMass Amherst
  • B.A., History, Hamilton College
Areas of Expertise
  • Environmental History
  • History of Exploration
  • History of Science
  • World History
Recent Publications

Reassembling the Strange: Naturalists, Missionaries, and the Environment of Nineteenth Century Madagascar (Lexington, 2018)

“Converting the Hospital: British Missionaries and Medicine in 19th-Century Madagascar,” Itinerario, Vol. 41, No. 3 (2017): 1–16.

“Aepyornis as Moa: Giants Birds and Global Connections in 19th-Century Science,” The British Journal for the History of Science Vol 46, No. 4 (2013): 675-693.