A Colonial Affair: Commerce, Conversion, and Scandal in French India. Cornell University Press, 2017.

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Journal Articles and Book Chapters

“Striking Pondichéry: Religious Disputes and French Authority in an Indian Colony of the Ancien Régime.” French Historical Studies (2014) 37(3): 437-467.

“The Currency of Kinship: Trading Families and Trading on Family in Colonial French India.” Eighteenth-Century Studies 47, no. 2 [2014]: 137-155.

“Intermediaries on the Move: Mobility and Stability in the Making of Colonial Go-Betweens in Eighteenth-Century India.” In Intermédiares culturels/Cultural Intermediaries: Séminaire international des jeunes dix-huitiémistes, edited by Vanessa Alayrac-Fielding and Ellen R. Welch. Paris: Honoré-Champion, 2015: 217-236.

“Conflicts in the Context of Conversion: French Jesuits and Tamil Religious Intermediaries in Madurai, India.” In Intercultural Encounter: Jesuit Mission in South Asia, 16th-18th Centuries, edited by Anand Amaladass and Ines G. Zupanov. Bangalore, India: Asian Trading Corporation, 2014: 179-198.

In Progress

“Colonial Administrators as Historians: Twentieth Century Views of Eighteenth Century French India,” Revise and Resubmit, Journal of Modern History.

“Law in Theory, Law in Practice: Legal Orientalism and French Jesuit Knowledge Production in India.” Under Review, Modern Intellectual History

A World at Court: Law and Empire in the French Indian Ocean, book manuscript in development.