Sung Eun Choi is an assistant professor of history at Bentley University. Her research interests include modern France, immigration, decolonization, and colonialism. Choi holds a Ph.D. from UCLA and has taught at Pomona College and Washington State University. She was a fellow at the Nantes Institute of Advanced Studies between 2010-2011.
At CES, Choi will focus on France’s development efforts in Madagascar after the country gained independence in 1958. Choi will assess the efforts of a younger generation of French development experts to apply anti-colonial and anti-corporate development models in former colonies around the Indian Ocean.
This information is accurate for the time period that the affiliate is affiliated with CES.
Assistant Professor of History, Bentley University
Visiting Scholar 2018-2019, CES, Harvard University
Sung Eun Choi. "Decolonization and the French of Algeria: Bringing the Settler Colony
Home," (Palgrave Macmillan: Cambridge Series in Imperial and Postcolonial Studies, 2016).
Sung Eun Choi. “Complex compatriots: French Jews in post-Vichy Algeria,” Journal of North African Studies, 2012, pp. 1-18.
Sung Eun Choi. “The Muslim veteran in postcolonial France: The politics of the integration of Harkis after 1962,” French Politics, Culture, and Society, 2011, pp. 24-45.
The French politics of development in the ex-colonies of the Indian Ocean