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Meet our Associate Editors

The Journal of British Studies wants to thank its incredible Associate Editors who help get your research out to the world. Read below to learn more about the JBS team that helps process your submissions. 

Susan Amussen is a social and cultural historian of early modern Britain and the Atlantic world, with a focus on the intersections of gender, race and class.  She is Distinguished Professor of History and Presidential Endowed Chair in the Humanities at the University of California, Merced.  She is the author of An Ordered Society: Gender and Class in early modern England (1988); Caribbean Exchanges: Slavery and the Transformation of English Society (2007); and most recently Gender, Culture, and Politics in England, 1560-1640: Turning the World Upside Down (2017).  In addition, she has served as President of the Pacific Coast Conference on British Studies and the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women and Gender.

Susan Amussen

University of California, Merced

Katherine French is the J. Frederick Hoffman Professor of Medieval History at the University of Michigan. She is broadly interested in the long-term social and cultural consequences of the Black Death. She is the author of three monographs, most recently Household Goods and Good Households in Late Medieval London: Domesticity and Consumption After the Plague (2021). She is currently writing a book on the history of a medieval London boarding house

Katherine French

University of Michigan

Charlotte Greenhalgh researches and teaches history at the University of Waikato in Aotearoa New Zealand. Charlotte is the author of Aging in Twentieth-century Britain (University of California Press, 2018). Her current project is a history of pregnancy since 1940 in Aotearoa New Zealand. She is also working on the international histories of clinical trials, hormonal pregnancy tests, and social surveys.

Charlotte Greenhalgh

University of Waikato

Kristine Alexander teaches history at the University of Lethbridge. Her areas of expertise include imperial history, settler colonialism, internationalism, children and youth, formal and informal education, and histories of racism and race-making.

Kristine Alexander

University of Lethbridge

Danielle N. Boaz is an Associate Professor of Africana Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where she offers courses on human rights, social justice, and the law. Dr. Boaz is the author of Banning Black Gods: Law and Religions of the African Diaspora and Voodoo: The History of a Racial Slur. Her website,, tracks cases of discrimination and violence against Afro-Brazilian religions. Dr. Boaz is also Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Africana Religions.

Danielle N. Boaz

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Erik Linstrum is Associate Professor of History at the University of Virginia.  He is the author of Age of Emergency: Living with Violence at the End of the British Empire (2023) and Ruling Minds: Psychology in the British Empire (2016).

Erik Linstrum

University of Virginia

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