Associate Professor
History • International Affairs

234 UCB

Lucy P. Chester is Associate Professor of History and International Affairs and the author of Borders and Conflict in South Asia: The Radcliffe Boundary Commission and the Partition of Punjab (Manchester UP, 2009).  She earned her PhD in History from Yale in 2002.  Dr. Chester’s current research examines connections between British India and the Palestine Mandate in the decades leading up to Britain's withdrawal.  Her recent publications have appeared in the Journal of Historical Geography, Sh’ma: A Journal of Jewish Responsibility, and an edited volume on Order, Conflict, and Violence (Cambridge University Press).