I am a graduate student in the World History PhD program at Northeastern University.

My intellectual interests include Global Islam, British and French Empires, Post-colonialism, and Modern European Immigration. I am interested in colonial policies regarding Islamic communities, and how that relationship has affected modern immigration trends to Britain and France from former colonies. My undergraduate thesis, Unveiling Laïcité: Secularism, Algerian Muslims, and the Headscarf Affair in Modern France, analyzed the 2004 headscarf affair in France, focusing on its roots in the French Revolution and Algerian War for Independence.

I live in Boston.

You can email me at {nugent.c (at) husky -dot- neu -dot- edu}.

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