2010 (with Debbie Byrd, Mary Beckman, Elisha Nixon-Cobb, Elizabeth McMahon and Beth Seetch) Teaching the “Isms”: Feminist Pedagogy across the Disciplines. Towson University Press.


2006 Colonial Memory and Postcolonial Europe:  Maltese Settlers in Algeria and France. Bloomington:  Indiana University Press.


2003 Europe’s Invisible Migrants. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. (Editor)
>> Europe’s Invisible Migrants (Introduction)



2013. Settler Sites of Memory and the Work of MourningFrench Politics, Culture, Society. 31(3):65-92.

2013. Thoroughly Mixed Yet Thoroughly Ethnic: Indexing Class with EthnonymsJournal of Linguistic Anthropology. 23(2):E1-22.

2011 Settler Historical Consciousness in the Local History Museum. Museum Anthropology 35(2):156-72.

2010 The Language of “Blight” and Easton’s “Lebanese Town”: Understanding a             Neighborhood’s Loss to Urban Renewal (with Rachel Scarpato). Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 134(2): 127-164.

2009 Coerced or Free? Considering Post-colonial Returns. Removing Peoples. Forced Removal in the Modern World. Richard Bessel and Claudia Haake, eds. Oxford University Press. Pp. 395-414.

2008 Transnationalism and the Immigrant: Continuity or Paradigm Shift? Identities. Global Studies in Culture and Power 15(4):462-481.

2005 Mormon Forestdale. Journal of the Southwest. 47(2):165-208.

2004 Murder in Jerba: Honor, Shame and Hospitality in Ottoman Tunisia. History and Anthropology 15(2):107-32.

2004 Heteroglossia, “Common Sense,” and Social Memory. American Ethnologist 1(2):251-269.

2003 Place Replaced: Colonial Nostalgia and Pied-noir Pilgrimages to Malta. Cultural Anthropology 18(3):329-294.

2000 The Maltese in Tunisia before the Protectorate, 1850s-1870s: Towards a Revised Image. Journal of Mediterranean Studies 10(1-2) 183-202.

1996 Citizenship in the Colony: Naturalization Law and Legal Assimilation in Nineteenth-Century Algeria. Political and Legal Anthropology Review 19(1):33-49.

1995 Social Memory and Germany’s Anti-foreigner Crisis:  A Case of Collective Forgetting. In The Labyrinth of Memory. Ethnographic Journeys, Marea Teski and Jacob Climo, eds. Pp. 61-92. Westport, CT: Bergin and Garvey.

1994 Colonialism and the Poisoning of Europe: Towards an Anthropology of Colonists. Journal of Anthropological Research 50:383-393.

1994 Germany’s Anti-Foreigner Crisis: State Disunity and Collective “Forgetting.” Journal of Historical Sociology 7(4):393-415.



2014. Review of Memories of Absence: How Muslims Remember Jews in Morocco (Boum, Stanford University Press). H-net Review.

n.d. Review of Rites of the Republic. Citizens’ Theatre and the Politics of Culture in Southern France. French Politics, Culture, Society. In Press.

2011 Review of Corsican Fragments. Difference, Knowledge, and Fieldwork. Matei Candea. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010. H-France Review Vol. 11.

2007 Analyzing Remembering and Forgetting in an Unbroken Stream of Experience.  Review of David Middleton and Steven D. Brown, The Social Psychology of Experience: Studies in Remembering and Forgetting. London: Sage, 2005. Theory & Psychology 17: 603-605.

2005 Review of Freedom and Orthodoxy. Islam and Difference in the Post-Andalusian Age, Majid, Anouar. Itinerario 24(3):131-133.

2004 Review of Ambivalent Europeans: Ritual, Memory and the Public Sphere in Malta, Jon Mitchell. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 10(4):938-939.

1994 Review of Polish Jews in Paris: The Ethnography of Memory, Jonathan Boyarin. Journal of Anthropological Research 50:408-410.



Marquis Distinguished Teaching Award, 2013.
John T. McCartney Excellence in Diversity Education Award, 2012.
William A. Douglass Book Prize for Colonial Memory in Postcolonial Europe, 2007.
Student Government Superior Teaching Award, Lafayette College, 2007
The Thomas Roy and Lura Forrest Jones Lecture Award, Lafayette College, 2007
Community of Scholars Grant, Mellon Foundation and Lafayette College, 2006-7.
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, 2003-4.
Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society Grant, 2003.
The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, 1996-7.
Social Science Research Council Dissertation Fellowship,
Western Europe Program, 1995-6.
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Pre-doctoral Small Grant, 1995-6.
American Institute for Maghrebi Studies Short-term Travel Grant, 1995-6.
First Prize, Association for Political and Legal Anthropology paper competition, 1995.
Third Place, Essay competition, Journal of Anthropological Research, 1994.
Best Scholarly Article, Social and Beh. Sciences Research Institute,
University of Arizona, 1993.
Best Conference Paper, Institute on Western Europe, Columbia University, 1993.
Phi Beta Kappa, Wesleyan University, 1983.