Writing Projects

Book Project

'Mandatory Development: the Global Politics of Economic Development in the Colonial Middle East'

I am currently at work on a monograph organized around several themes in the history of the French Mandate in Syria-Lebanon: the influence of World War One on the economic and social theorization of colonial rule, the impact of transnational and global diaspora on the politics of colonial economic development, the role of the League of Nations as a platform for the creation of new economic and legal norms in international and imperial politics. Press submission 2017.

Edited Volume

From the League of Nations to the United Nations: New Approaches to International Institutions, with Alanna O'Malley (under contract with Routledge, scheduled for publication summer 2017).

Edited Special Journal Number

Transformative Occupations in the Modern Middle East, with Dirk Moses (Accepted for publication, Humanity Journal, summer 2017)

New Research Interests