Richard Fogarty

Examines the history of modern Europe, imperialism, war and society

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Richard Fogarty

Associate Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
Department: History

Europe; France; imperialism; war; race and racism; national identity; World War I

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Richard S. Fogarty received his doctorate in history from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and is a specialist in the history of modern Europe and France, imperialism, and war and society.

He is the author of Race and War in France: Colonial Subjects in the French Army, 1914-1918 (The Johns Hopkins University Press, forthcoming 2008), as well as several articles on France during the First World War. He also examines the place of Muslims in France and of Islam in conceptions of French national identity, during the first half of the twentieth century.