2018-Present - Assistant Professor of History, Columbus State University
2016-2018 - Assistant Professor of History, SUNY Adirondack
2015-2016 - Visiting Lecturer, Georgia State University
2013-2015 - Visiting Lecturer, Florida Atlantic University
Fall 2014 - Ph.D. History, Florida State University (Awarded with Distinction)
Dissertation: “Progressive Protestants: Representations and Remembrance in the Atlantic World, 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
From the Frontiers of the French Enlightenment: The Huguenot Diaspora and the Idea of “Refugees” [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, “Geneaologies of the so-called Republican Reformed Refuge,” in Special Issue entitled “Rethinking the Refuge” of Church History and Religious Culture, edited by Chrystel Bernat and David van der Linden.
Forthcoming. "Religion and Revolution in Europe," in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Europe, edited by Grace Davie and Lucian Leustean (in Preparation).
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).
2018. “Huguenots and the Atlantic World,” Oxford Research Encyclopedia.
2018. “The French Protestant Enlightenment of Rabaut Saint-Étienne: Le vieux Cévenol and the Sentimental Origins of Religious Toleration,” French History 32, Issue 1, (3 March 2018); 25–44.
2017. “Real and Imaginary Friends in Revolutionary France: Quakers, Political Culture, and the Atlantic World,” Eighteenth-Century Studies vol. 50, no. 4 (2017); 361-79.
2014. “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 vol. 42 (2014): 65-74.
David A. Bell and Yair Minsker, Rethinking the Age of Revolutions: France and the Birth of the Modern World (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018), History: Reviews of New Books, Forthcoming.
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, University of Western Sydney [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
“Ending the ‘Exclusive Empire of Catholicism’: Jean-Étienne-Marie Portalis, Protestantism, and the Concordat of 1801,” Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, Atlanta, Georgia, February 28- March 2, 2019.
Speaker on “Academic Blogging Roundtable: Networks, Perspectives, and Trajectories,” American Historical Association, Chicago, Illinois, January 3-6, 2019.
“The So-Called Republican Reformed Religion: Huguenot Republicanism in the Seventeenth-Century Catholic Controverse,” Western Society for French History, Portland Maine, November 1-3, 2018.
“Genealogies of the So-Called Reformed Religion,” Repenser le refuge: Nouvelles perspectives pour l’étude du protestantisme francophone aux Provinces-Unies à l’époque moderne, Leiden, Netherlands, October 25-26, 2018.
"Revolutionary Script(ure): Pierre Bayle, Huguenot Refugees, and the 1688 Revolutions in England and Thailand," Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Feb 22-24, 2018.
“Subtle Protests: Rethinking the Edict of Toleration’s Reception in Calvinist France,” Society for French Historical Studies, Washington D.C., April 20-22, 2017. (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, “The Importance of Religion in the Atlantic Revolutionary World” panel, Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, Atlanta, Ga, Feb. 28 -March 2, 2019.
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
Age of Enlightenment
The French Revolution
Age of Revolutions (America, France, Haiti, Latin America, Africa)
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
2014-9 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
2018-Present - Center for Global Engagement International Learning Community Sub-Committee, Columbus State University
2018-Present - Chair of French Lecturer Search Committee, Columbus State University
2017-2018 - History Tutor Supervisor, SUNY Adirondack
2017-2018 - Professional Recognition Committee, SUNY Adirondack
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
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