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Aaron Willis

Aaron Willis
Aaron Willis

EDUCATION

2015 Ph.D., Department of History, University of Notre Dame

Dissertation: The New Laboratory for Empire: Quebec and the Reformulation of

British Imperial Practice, 1763–1775

2007 M.A. History, Texas A&M University

Thesis: Liberty and British Identity: Printed Reactions to the Quebec Act, 1774-1775

2004 B.S. Political Science, Santa Clara University

Courses

Cultures and Ideas I and II: The Imperial West

Cultures and Ideas I and II: Slavery and Unfreedom

Hist 119: Ireland and Its Diaspora

Publications

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLE

2014 “The Standing of New Subjects: Grenada and the Protestant Constitution after the Treaty of

Paris (1763),” The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 42.1 (2014), p. 1-21.

BOOK REVIEW

2011 Stephen Conway, Britain, Ireland, and the Continental Europe in the Eighteenth Century:

Similarities, Connections, Identities. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011) in The

Canadian Journal of Irish Studies, volume 37, no. 1-2 (2011).

WORK IN PROGRESS

BOOK CHAPTER

2015 “Rethinking Ireland and Assimilation: Quebec, Collaboration, and the Heterogeneous

Empire,” in The Québec Act of 1774: Transnational Contexts, Meanings, and Legacies, eds.

Francois Furstenberg and Ollivier Hubert