Associate Professor

(Ph.D., Yale University; Associate Professor)

Professor Chester's current research compares Britain's withdrawal from British India and the Palestine Mandate. She is also revising a book manuscript about the drawing of the Indo-Pakistani boundary. She has published articles on "Imperial Cartography in the End of Empire: Map Use During the 1947 Partition of South Asia," in La cartografia europea tra primo Rinascimento e fine dell'Illuminismo "The Mapping of Empire: French and British Cartographies of India in the Late Eighteenth Century," in Portuguese Studies; and "Mapping Imperial Expansion: Colonial Cartography in North America and South Asia" in The Portolan.