Dr. James R. Brennan

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Contact Information

309 Gregory Hall MC-466

Associate Professor

Honors & Awards

Conrad Humanities Scholar, 2019-2024, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois
Helen Corley Petit Scholar, 2013-2014, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of Illinois
Bethwell A. Ogot Book Award, 2013, African Studies Association
Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowship, 2012-2015, ACLS
Moody Research Grant, 2013, LBJ Presidential Library

Recent Publications

Brennan, J. R., Vokes, R., & Mosley, J. (2019). Editorial announcement. Journal of Eastern African Studies, 13(1). https://doi.org/10.1080/17531055.2019.1565475

Brennan, J. R. (2018). David Martin: Tracking the 1969 killing of Mozambique's independence fighter, Eduardo Mondlane. In A. Schiffrin, & G. Lugalambi (Eds.), African Muckracking: 75 Years of Investigative Journalism from Africa (pp. 11-19). Jacana Media.

Brennan, J. R. (2018). Review: A. Stewart's The First Victory: The Second World War and the East Africa Campaign. Canadian Journal of History, 53(1), 180-182. https://doi.org/10.3138/cjh.ach.53.1.rev43

Brennan, J. R. (2018). Review: J. MacArthur's Cartography and the Political Imagination: Mapping Community in Colonial Kenya. American Historical Review, 123(1), 355-357. https://doi.org/10.1093/ahr/123.1.355

Brennan, J. R. (2017). Sir Philip Mitchell and the Indian Ocean, 1944–49. Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 45(6), 998-1025. https://doi.org/10.1080/03086534.2017.1379670

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