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Ellen R. Boucher
Assistant Professor of HistoryAmherst College
Courses in Fall 2011
Courses in Spring 2015
- PhD, Columbia University (2008)
- MA, Columbia University (2002)
- BA, University of Michigan (2000)
Empire's Children: Child Emigration, Welfare, and the Decline of the British World, 1869-1967 (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming in 2014).
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).