Lecturer in the International History of Modern Human Rights, University of Glasgow
Sarah C. Dunstan is a Lecturer in the International History of Modern Human Rights and a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the University of Glasgow.
Her first book, Race, Rights and Reform: Black Activism in the French Empire and the United States from World War One to Cold War, came out with Cambridge University Press in early 2021. She has published on questions of decolonization, citizenship rights and empire in the Journal of Modern History, the Journal of the History of Ideas, the Journal of Contemporary History, and Callaloo, amongst other places.
Dunstan is also a co-editor of the Anthology of Women’s International Thought: Towards a New Canon, forthcoming June 2022 with Cambridge University Press. Dunstan received her PhD from the University of Sydney in 2018. Before joining Glasgow, she was an ARC Postdoctoral Fellow with the International History Laureate programme at the University of Sydney; a Postdoctoral Associate with the Leverhulme Women and the History of International Thought Project at the University of Sussex, and a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at Queen Mary, University of London.
She has held fellowships in New York and Paris, and her research has been supported by, amongst others, the Fulbright Foundation, the John Frazer Memorial Fund and the European International Studies Association.
““La Langue de nos maîtres”: Linguistic Hierarchies, Dialect, and Canon Decolonization During and After the Présence Africaine Congress of 1956,” Journal of Modern History, 93:4 (December 2021): 861-895.
“The Capital of Race Capitals: Toward a Connective Cartography of Black Internationalisms,” Journal of the History of Ideas 82, 4 (October 2021): 637-660.