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Richard S.  Fogarty

Associate Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
Department: History

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

Campus phone: (518) 442-5344
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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 is currently beginning a study on the place of Muslims in France and of Islam in conceptions of French national identity, during the first half of the twentieth century.