Reed College
Department of History
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd.
Portland OR, 97202
503.517.7322
breenm@reed.edu

Academic Positions

Reed College, Portland, OR.
Assistant to Associate Professor of History and Humanities, 2000-present.

École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France.
Professeur Invité, May-June 2013.

Wheaton College, Norton, MA.
Visiting Assistant Professor of History, 1999-2000.

Education

Brown University, Providence, RI.
Ph.D. in History, May 2000.
Dissertation: “Legal Culture, Municipal Politics and Royal Absolutism in Seventeenth-Century France: The Avocats of Dijon, 1595-1715.”
Director: Philip Benedict. Readers: Anthony Molho and R. Burr Litchfield.

University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
B.A. with General Honors and Honors in History, June 1989

Teaching Experience and Training

Reed College, Portland, OR. Fall 2000-present.
Wheaton College, Norton, MA. 1999-2000.
Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT. Spring 1999.
Bennington College, Bennington, VT. Fall 1997.
Brown University, Providence, RI. 1994-98. (Teaching Assistant)
Writing Center Associate. Brown University, 1995-1999.
Teaching Improvement Seminar, Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning. Brown University, 1994-95.