—-         (under contract) Indexing the Indigenous: Plants, Peoples and Empire, Johns Hopkins University Press, manuscript due spring 2022.

Journal Articles & Book Chapters

[2022]    (with Jaipreet Virdi, in press) “Introduction: Colonial Histories of Plant-Based Pharmaceuticals,” History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals 63:2.Image 8.1

2022     “The Representation of Plants,” in Stephen Forbes, ed., A Cultural History of Plants in the Modern Age (London: Bloomsbury).

2020     “Tangled Compositions: Botany, Agency and Authorship aboard HMS Endeavour,” History of Science (Online ahead of print:

figure-12018     “Imperial Vernacular: Phytonymy, Philology, and Disciplinarity in the Indo-Pacific,” British Journal for the History of Science 51:4, pp. 635-58.

2016     “Tensions in the World of Moon: Twin Peaks, Indigeneity, and Territoriality,” in Senses of Cinema 79.

2016     “Between Māori and Modern? The Case of Mānuka Honey,” in Elisabeth Kapferer, Andreas Koch and Clemens Sedmak, eds., Appreciating Local Knowledge (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing), 61-76.

Essay Reviews

2020     “Boas in the Age of BLM and Idle No More: Re-Evaluating the Boas Legacy,” in History of Anthropology Review.

Manuscripts in Preparation

—-         “‘As clover killed the fern’: The History and Memory of “Ecological” Imperialism in Aotearoa New Zealand, 1857-present.”


2018     “Indexing the Indigenous: Plants, Peoples and Empire in the Long Nineteenth Century” (Vancouver: University of British Columbia).

Book Reviews & Other Writing

2021     Review of Margaret M. Bruchac, Savage Kin: Indigenous Informants and American Anthropologists (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2018), in Alternative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples (Online before print: 

2021     Review of Jacalyn Duffin, Stanley’s Dream: The Medical Expedition to Easter Island (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2019), in Canadian Bulletin of Medical History 38:2, pp. 465-8.

2019     “In Conversation: Kim Tallbear,” Communiqué: Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science Newsletter 99:1, pp. 5-12.

2018     Review of Michael Adas, Machines as the Measure of Men: Science, Technology, and Ideologies of Western Dominance, 2nd ed. (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015): in H-War.

2018     Review of Timothy P. Barnard, Nature’s Colony: Empire, Nation and Environment in the Singapore Botanic Gardens (Singapore: National University of Singapore Press, 2016), in Plant Science Bulletin 64:2, 130-1.

2018     Review of Alan Bewell, Natures in Translation: Romanticism and Colonial Natural History (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017), in Annals of Science 75:1, 64-5.

2018     Review of Christopher Baxter, Michael L. Dockrill, and Keith Hamilton, eds., Britain in Global Politics Volume 1: From Gladstone to Churchill (Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), in H-War.

2017     Review of Tom Kennett, The Lord Treasurer of Botany: Sir James Edward Smith and the Linnean Collections (London: Linnean Society, 2016), in British Journal for the History of Science 50:3, 549-51.

2015     Review of Martin Priestman, The Poetry of Erasmus Darwin: Enlightened Spaces, Romantic Times (Farnham: Ashgate, 2013), in British Journal for the History of Science 48:3, 516-17.

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