Publications

Book Manuscript

Under review      Colonial Geography: German Colonialism, Race, and Space in East Africa, 1884-1907

Refereed Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Under review      “Hinterland: The Political History of a Geographic Category from German Colonialism to Afro-Asian Solidarity.”

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

“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), 173-187.

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

2020    Review of Violence as Usual: Policing and the Colonial State in German Southwest Africa, by Marie Muschalek. George L. Mosse Program in History Blog, University of Wisconsin Madison.

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/.