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Ellen R. Boucher
Assistant Professor of History
(On Leave 7/1/2015 - 12/31/2015)Amherst College
Courses in Fall 2011
Courses in Spring 2015
Courses in Fall 2015
- Ellen R. Boucher is on leave during the Fall 2015 semester.
- PhD, Columbia University (2008)
- MA, Columbia University (2002)
- BA, University of Michigan (2000)
- Winner of the 2015 Grace Abbott Book Award from the Society for the History of Children and Youth, recognizing the best book published in the field during the previous year.
Click here to listen to an interview with Ellen Boucher and Monica Black about Empire's Children (New Books in History).
Articles and Book Chapters
"Cultivating Internationalism: Save the Children Fund, Public Opinion, and the Meaning of Child Relief, 1919-24," in Brave New World: Imperial and Democratic Nation-Building in Britain between the Wars, ed. Laura Beers and Geraint Thomas (London: Institute for Historical Research, 2012), 169-188.
“The Limits of Potential: Race, Welfare, and the Interwar Extension of Child Emigration to Southern Rhodesia,” Journal of British Studies 48 (October 2009): 914-934.
- Winner of the 2010 Neil Sutherland Biennial Article Prize from the Canadian Historical Association for the best article in the history of childhood.
- Translated into French as: "Enfance et race dans l’Empire britannique. La politique d’émigration juvénile vers la Rhodésie du Sud," trans. Romain Bigé, Revue d’histoire de l’enfance irrégulière / Journal of the History of "Irregular" Childhood 14 (2012).