Surviving Slavery in the British Caribbean (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017)


“Husbands and Fathers: The Family Experience of Enslaved Men in Berbice,1819-1834,” with Trevor Burnard, New West Indian Guide/Nieuwe West-Indische Gids (forthcoming December 2017)

“Florence Hall’s ‘Memoirs’: Finding African Women in the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade,” with John Wood Sweet, Slavery & Abolition 37, no. 1: 206-21

“The Guianas,” in Oxford Bibliographies in Atlantic History, edited by Trevor Burnard.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

The ‘Bad Business’ of Obeah: Power, Authority, and the Politics of Slave Culture in the British Caribbean,” William and Mary Quarterly, 3d ser., 68, no. 3 (2011): 451-80.  Winner, Richard L. Morton Award (2011), Honorable Mention, Biennial Article Prize, Forum on Europe Expansion and Global Interaction (2013).

Book Reviews

The Cultural Politics of Obeah: Religion, Colonialism and Modernity in the Caribbean World, by Diana Paton.  Slavery & Abolition 37, no. 2 (2016): 473-75.

Three Ancient Colonies: Caribbean Themes and Variations, by Sidney W. Mintz.  The Americas 70, no. 3 (2014): 574-75.

Obeah and Other Powers: The Politics of Caribbean Religion and Healing, edited by Diana Paton and Maarit Forde.  History: Reviews of New Books 41, no. 4 (2013): 123.

Arming Slaves: From Classical Times to the Modern Age, edited by Christopher Leslie Bown and Philip D. Morgan.  Journal of the Early Republic 29, no. 3 (2009): 519-22.

Dreams of Africa in Alabama: The Slave Ship Clotilda and the Story of the Last Africans Brought to America, by Sylviane A. Diouf; and The Slave Ship Clotilda and the Making of AfricaTown, USA: Spirit of Our Ancestors, by Natalie S. Robertson.  Journal of Social History 43, no. 2 (2009): 471-74.

The Reaper’s Garden: Death and Power in the World of Atlantic Slavery, by Vincent Brown.  Journal of the Early Republic 29, no. 2 (2009): 336-39.

Rituals of Resistance: African Atlantic Religion in Kongo and the Lowcountry in the Era of Slavery, by James R. Young.  Journal of the Early Republic 28, no. 4 (2008): 708-11.