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Byrne, Jeffrey

History Department
University of British Columbia


Jeffrey James Byrne is Associate Professor of History at the University of British Columbia. He works on the global history of decolonization and postcolonial international history, with particular interest in Africa and the Middle East. His first book, Mecca of Revolution: Algeria, Decolonization, and the Third World Order (Oxford University Press, 2016) received the American Historical Association's Jerry Bentley Prize in world history and Honorable Mention for the African Studies Association's Melville J. Herskovitz Prize. His scholarship has also been published in numerous journals and edited volumes.

DISCIPLINE
History
SUB AREAS
Foreign Relations   
Colonialism   
Maghreb Studies   
World History   
Globalization   
Modernization   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Algeria   
Mediterranean Countries   
Arab States   
Maghreb   
Africa (Sub-Saharan)   
SPECIALTIES
Third World in Global & Transnatl Context   
Intl Rltns of Af & ME   
Revolutionary Natlsm in Af & ME   
LANGUAGES
Arabic (Advanced)   
French (Advanced)   
Russian (Advanced)   
EDUCATION
PhD2011International HistoryLondon School of Economics and Political Science
MA2003Intl HistLondon Sch of Econ & Pol Sci
BA1999HistYale U
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Jeffrey Byrne






Department of History
University of British Columbia
#1297 - 1873 East Mall
Vancouver BC V6T 1Z1
Canada
Phone:(604) 822-5194
jeffrey.byrne@ubc.ca