- Latin America, Amazonia and Brazil; ethnohistory; indigenous peoples under colonial rule; autonomous indigenous groups; mobility and migration; borderlands; environmental history
Latest Publications:Contact Strategies: Independent Indians in the Brazilian Borderlands
(book manuscript in progress).
"Autonomous Indian Nations and Peacemaking in Colonial Brazil," in Borderlands of the Iberian World: Environments, Histories, Culture
s, ed. Cynthia Radding and Danna Levin Rojo (Oxford: Oxford University Press, expected 2018).
“On the Verge of Total Extinction? From Guaikurú to Kadiwéu in Nineteenth-Century Brazil,” Ethnohistory
(expected October 2018). Amazonian Routes: Indigenous Mobility and Colonial Communities in Northern Brazil (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2014)