Professional Services and Activities

Referee / Evaluator

Manuscript Referee, Yale UP, Cambridge UP, Oxford UP, Penn State UP, Bedford/St. Martin’s Press, Pearson, Sixteenth Century Journal; Law and History Review; French History; Canadian Journal of History/Annales Canadiennes d'Histoire; Histoire, Économie, et Société; William and Mary Quarterly.

Advisory Board, Fiction and Film for Scholars of France, 2018-present.

Habilitation à diriger des recherches Jury, Université Charles de Gaulle (Lille III), 2019.

Tenure and/or Promotion Reviewer, Oberlin College, 2015; Haverford College, 2017.

Grant Proposal Evaluator, CUNY-PSC Program, 2016.

Grant Proposal Evaluator, Israel Science Foundation, 2016.

Tenure and Promotion Reviewer, Oberlin College, 2015.

Fellowship Review Panelist, National Endowment for the Humanities, 2015.

Editorial Board, Avocats: Histoire et culture. Revue de la SIHPA, 2015-present.

Corresponding Editor, Histoire, Économie et Société, 2014-present.

Editorial Board, French Historical Studies, 2010-13.

Fellowship Proposal Evaluator, "Boursières d'excellence" program, University of Geneva, 2013.

Koren Article Prize Committee, Society for French Historical Studies, 2008-10. (Chair, 2010).

Grant Proposal Evaluator, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 2008.

Book Review Solicitation Editor, H-France Reviews, 2007-10.

Conference Organizing and Participation

Roundtable Participant, “Honoring the Life and Work of William Beik,” Society for French Historical Studies, Mar. 2018.

Commentator, "Exploring the Mechanics of the Criminal Justice System, 1670-1800," French Historical Studies, Apr. 2017.

Session Chair, "The Language of 'Mission': Envoys, Enquiries, and Inquisitions in a Global French Context, 1600-1800," American Historical Association, Jan. 2014.

Commentator, "The Clientele of Law Courts in Early Modern Europe and Colonial Latin America," American Society for Legal History, Nov. 2013.

Session Chair and Commentator, “Early Modern Genres of Political Expertise,” Western Society for French History, October 2012.

Program Committee, Annual Meeting of the Society for French Historical Studies, Los Angeles CA, Mar. 2012.

Session Chair, “Law, Gender, and Honor from the Old Regime to the Nineteenth Century.” Society for French Historical Studies, Mar. 2012.

Local Arrangements Committee, Western Society for French History, Portland OR, Nov. 2011.

Session Chair, “On the Eve of the Enlightenment: Gender, Disenchantment, and Sociability.” Western Society for French History. Nov. 2011.

Commentator, “Beyond Theories of Sovereignty: Parlements and Local Politics in the Formation of the Early Modern French State.” Society for French Historical Studies, Feb. 2011.

Roundtable Participant, “Clients, Patrons and Brokers: A Discussion of Seventeenth Century History in Memory of Sharon Kettering.” Society for French Historical Studies, Feb. 2011.

Session Chair, “Confessional Promotion and Royal Authority,” Sixteenth-Century Studies Conference, May 2009.

Plenary Session Participant, “Teaching French Colonial History.” Western Society for French History, Nov. 2008.

Roundtable Organizer and Participant, “Whither the Empire: Integrating the Colonies into Old Regime Courses.” Western Society for French History, Nov. 2008.

Session Chair, “History, Identity and Law in Early Modern Europe,” Sixteenth-Century Studies Conference, Oct. 2007.

Commentator, “The Politics of Urban Space Under French Absolutism.” Society for French Historical Studies, Mar., 2007.

Panel Co-Organizer, “Sovereignty in the Cities of Early Modern France.” Sixteenth-Century Studies Conference, Oct. 2006.

Commentator, “Revolutionary Political Culture,” Western Society for French History, Oct. 2006.

Panel Organizer, “Lawyers, the Law and Political Change in Eighteenth-Century Europe.” American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, Apr. 2005.

Session Chair and Commentator, “Event and Representation in the Sixteenth Century.” Society for French Historical Studies, Apr. 2003.

Panel Organizer, “Monarchs and Magistrates: Urban Elites and Royal Authority in Early Modern France.” Society for French Historical Studies, Mar. 2000.

Panel Co-organizer, “Law, Municipal Ideology, and the State in Sixteenth-Century Europe.” Sixteenth-Century Studies Conference, Oct. 1997.


Mock Fellowship Panel Participant, NEH Workshop, Lewis & Clark College, 8 Feb. 2011.

Participant, Mellon Faculty Research Seminar on Institutions, Reed College, Spring 2005.