Publications

Refereed Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Under review      “Inventing Hinterland: The Indian Ocean World, the East African Caravan Trade, and German Colonial Geographies.”

2020   “Trans-Imperial Anti-Slavery and Anti-Islam in the 1880s: The Bushiri War Blockade,” Journal of World History.

“Mapping Empire,” in Staging Authority, ed. Eva Giloi, Martin Kohlrausch, Heikki Lempa, Heidi Mehrens, and Philipp Nielsen (Berlin: De Gruyter).

“Emin Pasha and the German Imagination of the Heart of Darkness,” in After the Imperialist Imagination: 25 Years of Research on Global Germany and Its Legacies, eds. Sara Pugach, David Pizzo, and Adam Blackler (New York: Peter Lang).

2019    “Re-Inventing the Heart of Darkness for the 21st Century: African Studies and the War on Terror since 9/11,” in 9/11 and the Academy: Responses in the Liberal Arts and the 21st-Century World, ed. Mark Finney and Matt Shannon (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan).

2017    “Men of Science and of Action: The Celebrity of Explorers and German National Identity, 1870-1895” Central European History 50, no. 3 (September 2017): 305-327.

2016    “Changes in German Travel Writing about East Africa, 1884-1891,” Colloquia Germanica 46, no. 2 (2016): 266-283.

Book Reviews

2014    Review of Slavery and Emancipation in Islamic East Africa: From Honor to Respectability, by Elisabeth McMahon. Stichproben – Wiener Zeitschrift für kritische Afrikastudien 27 (2014): 113-116.

Public Writing

2017    Blog series about Raphael Gross, Carl Schmitt and the Jews, George L. Mosse Program in History Blog, University of Wisconsin Madison. https://mosseprogram.wisc.edu/category/carl-schmitt-and-the-jews/.