Brittany Merritt Nash

Brittany Merritt Nash  Contact Information: 
Office:  Richarda N2
Phone: 320 363 5782
E-mail: [email protected]

Educational Information:
Ph.d.: University of South Florida
M.A.: University of South Florida
B.A.: University of Central Florida

Courses Taught: 

HIST 142B: Europe since 1750 
HIST 278: Sex, Murder, and Empire: Britain 
HIST 295F: Avengers:  The Haitian Revolution
HIST 305: Medicine, Empire, and Global Health
HIST 328: Missionaries and Empire in Africa
HIST 329: Guns, Gold, and Slaves: Africa and the British Empire 

Academic Interests:
British Empire, Africa and the Caribbean, imperialism and decolonization, resistance movements, history of medicine and global health

Research:
My research focuses on the ways in which people across the African diaspora challenged the late British Empire, and how colonial medicine was used as a “tool of empire” to pacify resistance to imperialism.

Publications:
“Insecurities of Empire: Struggles over Health Reform in Interwar Barbados,”  Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History 18:3 (Winter 2017)

“‘Making His Way to the Heart of India’: British Missionaries, Indian Nationalism, and Religious Belonging in Post World War I India.”  British Scholar 3:1 (September 2010)