Jordan Kellman is Professor of History. Kellman's research focuses on French scientific travelers and the exploration of the Americas and the Pacific in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. His publications include Creolization in the French Americas, co-edited with Michael Martin and Jean-Marc Masseaut (2016, University of Louisiana Press) and Beyond Center and Periphery: New Currents in the French and Francophone Atlantic World, a special Issue of the journal Atlantic Studies (2013) as well as articles on numerous scientific travelers in Canada, the Caribbean and Louisiana. His current research focuses on the intersection of monastic, scientific, and craft traditions in the seventeenth-century French Caribbean botanical traveler Charles Plumier. Kellman teaches courses in World Civilization, Early Modern French, European and Atlantic World history, and Francophone studies.