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

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.

“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)