Ph.D. Duke University, 1999.
“African Guardians, European Slave Ships, and the Changing Dynamics of Power in the Early Modern Atlantic ,” The William and Mary Quarterly, forthcoming October, 2007.
Saltwater Slavery: A Middle Passage from Africa to American Diaspora (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007).
“Commodified Freedom: Interrogating the Limits of Anti-Slavery Ideology in the Early Republic,” in Whither the Early Republic: A Forum on the Future of the Field, ed. John Lauritz Larson and Michael A. Morrison ( Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005), 139-148.
“Commodified Freedom: Interrogating the Limits of Anti-Slavery Ideology in the Early Republic,” Journal of the Early Republic, 24 (Summer 2004), 289-98.
Review of David Eltis, The Rise of African Slavery in the Americas ( Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000), William and Mary Quarterly, 3d Series, 58 (January 2001), 253-61.
Review of David Eltis, Stephen D. Behrendt, David Richardson, and Herbert S. Klein, eds., The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade: A Database on CD-ROM (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999), William and Mary Quarterly, 3d Series, 58 (January 2001), 253-61.
“After the Atlantic Crossing: The Arrival and Sale of African Migrants in the British Americas, 1672-1693,” Working Paper No. 96-13, International Seminar on the History of the Atlantic World, 1500-1800, Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History, Harvard University, September 1996.
Work in Progress
“The ‘Culture’ Concept and the African Diaspora: Outline of a Troubled Genealogy” (article under preparation)
Rethinking the Atlantic “World”: Historical Geographies of Power and Possibility (book project)