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 2018 Vivre Ici: Space, Place and Experience in Contemporary French Documentary. Liverpool University Press.
2013 L’oeil de la nation: le cinéma documentaire dans la France de l’entre-deux-guerres. Trans. Eglantine Morvant and Jean-Luc Lioult. Presses Universitaires de Provence.
2010 Framing the Nation: Documentary Film in Interwar France. Continuum. Reviews

Articles and book chapters

“Depth of Field: Farmland and Farm Life in Contemporary French Documentary.” France in Flux: France in Flux: Topography, Territory and Contemporary Culture. Forthcoming, Liverpool University Press.
2018 Region, Colony, and Nation in French Documentary Films, 1920-1950.” The French Cinema Book. Ed. Michael Witt and Michael Temple. British Film Institute.
2015 “Film, Propaganda, and Politics: La France est un empire 1939-1943.” Contemporary French Civilization. 40:1. 71-90.
2015 “Teaching Film and Filmmaking in a Second Language.” In Looking and Learning: Visual Literacy across the Disciplines, a special issue of New Directions in Teaching and Learning, ed. Deandra Little et. al. Wiley-Blackwell. 67-75.
2015 “Documentary Film: A French Renaissance, 1990-2012.” Companion to French Cinema. Ed. Hilary Radner, Raphaëlle Moine, and Alistair Fox. Blackwell. 356-375.
2014 “Bread on the Table: Documentary Film and The Future of French Food.” Invited submission, Studies in French Cinema 14:3. 180-194.
2013 La France est un empire.Directory of World Cinema. Ed. Tim Palmer. Intellect Press. 43-5.
2013 La Croisière noire.Directory of World Cinema. Ed. Tim Palmer. Intellect Press. 41-3.
2012 “Words on Trial: Oral Performance in Abderrahmane Sissako’s Bamako.Studies in French Cinema 12:2. 151-167.
2011 “Provoking Situations: Abderrahmane Sissako’s Documentary Fiction.” Journal of African Cinemas 3:1. 93-107.
2011 Indochine.Fiction and Film for French Historians: A Cultural Bulletin. H-France, Issue 4.
2009 “Ghosts on the Skyline: Chris Marker’s France after 9/11.” Cara C. Cilano, ed. From Solidarity to Schisms: 9/11 and After in Fiction and Film from Outside the US, ed. (Amsterdam: Rodopi). 145-63.
2009 “L’automobile, le cinéma et l’Afrique: un tourisme illusoire?” Colette Zytnicki, ed.Le tourisme dans les colonies (XIXè-XXè): un outil de domination coloniale? (Paris: Société française d’histoire d’outre-mer). 181-191.
2008 “Mapping Beur Cinema in the New Milennium.” Journal of Film and Video 60:3-4 (Fall/Winter). 42-59.
2005 “Film and Colonial Memory: La Croisière noire, 1924-2004.” In Alec Hargreaves, ed. Memory, Empire and Postcolonialism: Legacies of French Colonialism (New York: Lexington Books). 81-97.
2004 “Cinéma, propagande agricole, et populations rurales en France (1919-1939).” Vingtième Siècle 83. 21-38.
2004 “Projections of Rural Life: The Agricultural Film Initiative in France.” Cinema Journal 43:4. 76-95.
2003 “Film as National Icon: Claude Berri’s Germinal.French Review 76:5. 906-16.
2002 “Women, Nostalgia, Memory: Chocolat, Outremer, Indochine.Research in African Literatures 33:2. 235-44.
2001 “Teaching Colonial History through Film.” French Historical Studies 25:1. 41-52.
2000 “Le Tourisme au Sahara: Citroën et le projet CITRACIT, 1924-25.” Vingtième Siècle 68. 95-107.
1999 “Screening Family Values: the Politics of Rural Educational Film in France, 1919-1939.”Proceedings, Western Society for French History27. 128-39.
1997 “Documentary Fiction: Identity and Difference in Colonial Propaganda Films.”Proceedings, Western Society for French History 25. 186-95.
1994 “L’Acadie du Nord et du Sud: des lieux-mémoire?” Revue Francophone de Louisiane, IX:2. 109-18.

 Published translation

2018 “Technology in the 1890-1920 period.” Invited English translation of article by Laurent Mannoni. The French Cinema Book. Ed. Michael Witt and Michael Temple. British Film Institute.

Book reviews

2015 Review of Hannah Feldman, From a Nation Torn: Decolonizing Art and Representation in France, 1945-1962 (Duke University Press: 2014) in Contemporary French Civilization 40:3. 409-11.
2014 Review of Ben McCann, Ripping Open the Set: French Film Design, 1930-1939 (Peter Lang: 2013) H-France book reviews 14:125 (July).