Woker, Madeline

Field: International and Global; Advisors: Pedersen/Saada

Madeline is a PhD student in International and Global History interested in the political economy of French imperialism and the economic history of Vietnam. She works on the history of taxation and inequality and has been writing about the politics of taxation in the French empire, with a focus on Indochina.

During the 2015-2016 academic year, Madeline and her colleague Nicholas Mulder will partner with the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) in its Young Scholars Initiative to foster economic history research within History departments.

In June 2014, Madeline obtained an MPhil in Modern European History with Distinction from the University of Cambridge.  Her research has been funded by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute and the Swiss Study Foundation.