2016-Present - Assistant Professor of History, SUNY Adirondack
2015-2016 - Visiting Lecturer, Georgia State University
2013-2015 - Visiting Lecturer, Florida Atlantic University
2010-2012 - Graduate Teaching Assistant, Florida State University
- Fall 2014 - Ph.D. History, Florida State University (Awarded with Distinction)
- Dissertation: “Progressive Protestants: Representations and Remembrance in France, 1685-1815”
- Committee: Darrin M. McMahon (Chair), Rafe Blaufarb, George S. Williamson, François Dupuigrenet-Desroussilles, Amanda Porterfield
- Comprehensive Exam Fields: 18th Century Atlantic World, Modern European History, Early Modern Christianity, Modern Middle Eastern History (Passed with Distinction)
- 2011 - M.A. History, Florida State University
- 2009 - B.A. History, Minor in French, Georgia State University
- 2009 - Intensive French Language Training Program, Université de Versailles-Saint-Quentin- en-Yvelines
Research & Speciality Areas
- Cultural & Intellectual History
- Religious History
- Linguistic Theory
- French Revolution
- French History
- Early Modern & Modern Europe
- Refugee History
- History of Empire
- Atlantic & World History
- Fugitives and Refugees: Representing Huguenots in France, 1685-1850 [monograph in preparation]
- 2017. Co-edited with Erica Johnson, Freedom and Faith: The French Revolution and Religion in Global Perspective. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2017.
- Forthcoming. “Pierre Bayle's Revolutionary Script: Revocation, Protestant Apologetics, and the Early Age of Revolutions” in Revolution as Reformation: Protestant Faith in the Age of Revolutions, edited by William Harrison Taylor and Peter Messer (in Preparation)
- Forthcoming, 2018. “Huguenots and the Atlantic World,” Oxford Research Encyclopedia (Under Contract, 2018).
- Forthcoming, 2018. “The French Protestant Enlightenment of Rabaut Saint-Étienne: Le vieux Cévenol and the Sentimental Origins of Religious Toleration,” (French History)
- 2017. “Real and Imaginary Friends in Revolutionary France: Quakers, Political Culture, andthe Atlantic World,” Eighteenth-Century Studies vol. 50, no. 4 (2017); 361-79.
- 2015. “The Protestant Origins of the French Revolution: Contextualizing Edgar Quinet in the Historiography of the Revolution, 1789-1865,” in Proceedings of the Western Society for French History (Accepted)
- 2014. “Revolutions of 1848,” “Religious Issues,” and “France.” World Democracy Encyclopedia: From Ancient Times to the People’s Revolutions of the 21st Century. New York. M.E. Sharpe.
- Mita Choudhury, The Wanton Jesuit and the Wayward Saint: A Tale of Sex, Religion, and Politics in Eighteenth-Century France (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2015), History: Reviews of New Books, November 2016 (vol. 44, no. 6).
- 2015-Present - Co-founder and contributor. AgeofRevolutions.com (A collaborative, peer-reviewed online blog on the Age of Revolutions and the concept of “revolution”)
Grants, Fellowships, Awards
- 2016-8 "Mapping Print, Charting Enlightenment" Digital Humanities Project Postdoctoral Fellowship [declined]
- 2013-14 Ben Weider Fellowship, The Institute on Napoleon and the French Revolution
- 2012 Joe Richardson Award for Excellence in Teaching, Florida State University
- 2011 Congress of Graduate Students Conference Presentation Grant, Florida State University
- 2009 International Education Fee (IEF) Study Abroad Scholarship, Georgia State University
- 2005-2009 Dean’s List, Georgia State University
- “Subtle Protests: Rethinking the Edict of Toleration’s Reception in Calvinist France,” Society for French Historical Studies, Washington D.C., April 20-22. (Recording Here)
- “Digital Approaches to Religious Tolerance in the Enlightenment,” George Rudé Seminar, Parramatta, Australia, July 15, 2016.
- “‘Even in Religion’: Rabaut Saint-Étienne and the Language of Religious Freedom in the French Revolution,” Society for French Historical Studies, Nashville, Tennessee, March 3–5, 2016.
- “Remembering the Old Cévenol: Memory and Religion in Rabaut Saint-Étienne’s Pre Revolutionary Politics,” Western Society for French History Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, Nov. 5-7, 2015.
- “The Right to Return: Huguenots, Property, and Politics in Revolutionary France,” Consortium on the Revolutionary Era Conference, High Point, NC, Feb 19-21, 2015.
- “The Protestant Origins of the French Revolution, 1789-1865,” Western Society for French History Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, Nov. 13-15, 2014.
- “Enlightenment’s Revocation: Rethinking Protestantism in the Works of Antoine Court,” American Historical Association/American Society of Church History Joint Conference, Washington, D.C., Jan. 2-5, 2014.
- “Imaginary Friends in Revolutionary France: Quakers and French Political Culture, 1785-1793,” Western Society for French History Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, Oct. 25-6, 2013.
- “The Not So Simple Quaker in France: Louis-Abel Beffroi de Reigny’s Reflection on the Nation, 1793,” Society for the Study of French History Annual Conference, Cardiff, UK, June 30 – July 2, 2013.
- “Conservative or Conspiratorial? François-Martin Thiébault’s Rebuke of Religious Equality and the “Contagious Delirium of Modern Philosophy” in Revolutionary France,” Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, 1750-1850, Tallahassee, FL, Mar. 3-5, 2011.
- “Priests, Public Schools, and Politics: Rethinking Napoleonic Reform of Primary Education,” Western Society for French History, Lafayette, LA, Oct. 21-23, 2010.
- “Politics and Religion: Napoleon and the State-Sponsored Protestant Transformation,” Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, 1750-1850, Charleston, SC, Feb. 25-27, 2010.
- Chair, “Piety and Disobedience: Women, Religion, and Authority in Early Modern France” panel, Society for French Historical Studies, March 3-5, 2016.
- Chair and Commentator, “Early Modern Identity” panel, Southeast Regional History Graduate Student Conference at Florida State University, Apr. 03, 2010.
- “Writing Across Disciplines: Teaching Structure and Self-Assessment,” Consortium for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Gordon State College, October 2015.
- “How to Succeed in a Doctoral Program,” Phi Alpha Theta, Florida Atlantic University, February 2015.
- “Protest and Progress: Understanding the Meaning of Protestantism in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century France,” HIS 3150: Historical Methods at Florida Atlantic University, April 2014.
- “Quakers and the French Enlightenment,” Religious Society of Friends Library, London, UK, March 2013.
- European History, 1500-1815
- European History, 1815-Present
- World History to 1500
- World History after 1500
- US History Survey
- History of Asia
- Writing History
- The French Revolution
- Age of Enlightenment
- British Empire
- 19th Century Europe
Other Academic Experience
- 2012 Research Assistant, British Archives at Kew (Research assistance led to the publication of a graphic history/textbook on the transatlantic slave trade. See Rafe Blaufarb and Liz Clarke, Inhuman Traffick: The International Struggle Against the Transatlantic Slave Trade: A Graphic History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.
- 2010-2 Subject Area Tutor for FSU Student Athletic Academic Services, CRLA (College Reading and Learning Association) Certified — History, French, English, Philosophy, Comparative Religions, Sociology, & Anthropology
- 2014-7 World History AP Grader
- 2013-7 Summer Residency Assistant Coordinator, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater
- 2015 European and Art History Curriculum Author, National Network of Digital Schools
- 2017-Present - History Tutor Supervisor
- 2017-Present - Professional Recognition Committee
- 2013-5 - Writing Across the Curriculum Course Developer, Florida Atlantic University
- 2013-5 - Review Committee Member, Undergraduate Research Journal, Florida Atlantic University
- 2011-3 - History Graduate Student Association President, Florida State University
- 2011-2 - Coordinator of Southeast Regional Graduate Student Conference, Florida State University
- 2011 - Coordinator of Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, 1750-1850 Annual Conference, Tallahassee, FL
- 2010 - Judge, State of Florida History Fair
- 2009 - Judge, The School of Arts and Sciences History Fair
- American Historical Association
- American Society of Church History
- Society for French Historical Studies
- Western Society for French History
- The Consortium on the Revolutionary Era
- Société de l’histoire du protestantisme français
- English (native)
- French (fluent)
- German (beginner)
- Darrin M. McMahon — firstname.lastname@example.org
- Professor of History, Dartmouth College
- Rafe Blaufarb — email@example.com
- Professor of History/Director of the Institute on the French Revolution and Napoleon, Florida State University
- Patricia Kollander — firstname.lastname@example.org
- Professor of History, Florida Atlantic University