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Position: Associate professor of history, wesleyan university

education: Ph.D (Dalhousie, 2010); M.A. (Dalhousie, 2005); Hons B.a. (University of Toronto, 2003)

current project: north of america: homelands, british provinces, and creating the united states (yale university press, fall 2022)

Selected publications: homelands and empires: indigenous spaces, imperial fictions, and competition for territory in northeastern north america, 1690-1763 (university of toronto press, 2017)
awards for homelands and empires
canadian historical association CLio award, atlantic canada (2018)                        
canadian historical association best book shortlist (2018)                   
John lyman book award, maritime history (2018)

articles "A Time and a Place: The Geography of British, French, and Aboriginal Interactions in Early Nova Scotia, 1727-1744" William and Mary Quarterly, 3rd ser. 72, 3 (July 2015): 423-60.

“Nova Scotia Lost and Found: The Acadian Boundary Negotiation and Imperial Envisioning, 1750-1755” Acadiensis (Summer/Autumn 2011): 3-31.

“An Empire on Paper: The Founding of Halifax and Conceptions of Imperial Space, 1744-1755,” The Canadian Historical Review (88, 3, 2007): 373-412.