Teaching

I teach undergraduate and graduate courses on French, Indian Ocean, colonial and global history. Follow the links below to see syllabuses for recent classes taught at Virginia Tech.

Enlightenment and Age of Revolution Fall 2014 syllabus

Historical Methods Missionaries syllabus fall 2012

Law in the Colonial World syllabus

Paris, Port au Prince, Pondichery – Colonial Power in the Atlantic and Indian Ocean syllabus

For my graduate classes, I devised a mnemonic device as a teaching tool and it has proven to be extremely useful. Please feel free to use the handout below:

THOMAS: A Useful Mnemonic for Reading Historical Scholarship

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