Julien Vernet

Associate Professor

Office: ART 240
Phone: 250.807.9326
Email: julien.vernet@ubc.ca

Research Summary

United States history.

Courses & Teaching

United States; French Americas.


PhD, Syracuse University
MA, Queen’s University
BEd, Queen’s University
BA (Honours), Queen’s University

Selected Publications & Presentations


Julien Vernet, Strangers on Their Native Soil, University Press of Mississippi (UPM), Published March 6, 2013.

Book Chapters

Julien Vernet.  Book chapter. “The Politics of Uncertainty: Reactions to Regime Change in New Orleans, 1803” in Une Amérique française, 1760-1860: Dynamiques du corridor créole.

Guillame Teasdale and Tangi Villerbu, eds.  Paris: Les Indes Savantes, 2015, 229-262.

Journal Articles

Julien Vernet, “The Lord and the Lawyer: Lord Durham, Edward Livingston, and Legal Accommodation in Louisiana,” French Colonial History, Vol. 18, (2019), 29-68.

Julien Vernet, “Too Ignorant to Elect Suitable Men”: Characterizations of Louisianans in the Congress,1803-1805,” Louisiana History, Vol. LX, No. 2, (2019).

Conference Proceedings

Julien Vernet, Protest and Rebellion: A Comparison of Local Responses to the Louisiana Purchase and Canada’s Annexation of Rupert’s Land, Selected Papers of the Rupert’s Land Colloquium 2012, (2013), 63-68.

Conference Presentations

Vernet J., “1803: Americans’ concerns about Louisiana’s last French Government” French Colonial Historical Society, Montreal, June 13-15, 2019

Vernet J., “A Comparison of Francophones’ Struggles for Political Representation in Nineteenth-Century Louisiana and Quebec” French Colonial Historical Society, Seattle, May 31-June 2, 2018

Vernet, J., Canadian and American Expansionists’ depictions of western North American Francophone populations” Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Calgary, May 30, 2016, 2016.

Vernet, J, “Questions for Expansionists: North American Francophone populations’ questions about the implications of nineteenth-century Canadian and American western territorial expansion” French Colonial Historical Society, Ottawa, May 20, 2016

Vernet, J., “Government Responses to Rumours of Revolution and Insurrection: New Orleans, 1793-1807” Paper presented at 41st Annual Meeting of French Colonial Historical Society, 7-9 May, 2015, Binghamton, NY.

Vernet J., “Louisiana as a Revolutionary Testing Ground, 1795-1803”, Paper presented at American Historical Association (Pacific Branch) Conference (Portland, Oregon, August 14-16, 2014)

Vernet J., “Protest and Rebellion: A Comparison of Local Responses to the Louisiana Purchase and Canada’s Annexation of Rupert’s Land”, Paper presented at the 15th Biennial Rupert’s Land Colloquium at the University of Winnipeg (Winnipeg, May 16-19, 2012)

Vernet J., “The Limits of a Métis Society: New Orleanians of European Origin and Free Blacks during the transition to statehood in Louisiana”, Paper presented at the University of Paris (Paris, France, September 20-22, 2011)

Selected Grants & Awards

UBC O Quick Start Research Grant, March 2008-March 2009

UBC O Internal Research Grant, March 2006-March 2007

OUC Research Grant 2005

Letter of commendation for teaching, Cheney Hall State University of New York Cortland, 2002

Syracuse University Summer Fellowship, 1999  Syracuse University Teaching Fellow, 1999-2000

Syracuse University Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, 1999

Syracuse University History Department Dissertation Research Grant, 1999


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