People

Research Interests

Kilroy Abney

  • 17th and 18th century English and French Atlanic history
  • Indigenous history (North America and the greater Caribbean)
  • Caribbean history
  • Atlantic empires and colonial identity
  • Environmental history

Sarah Basham

  • Late imperial China
  • History of science and medicine
  • History of the book

Geoff Bil

  • Science and technology
  • British and European empires
  • nineteenth-century and fin de siècle colonialism
  • indigenous history
  • environmental history.

Dylan Burrows

  • Indigenous History
  • Indigenous Subjectivities
  • 19th Century British Polar Exploration
  • Canadian History

Adam Coombs

  • Canadian Citizenship
  • Civil Liberties in the Great Depression
  • Democracy in 20th Century Canada
  • Liberalism and Conservatism in the 19th and 20th centuries
  • Temperance and Prohibition in Canada
  • Political History, North Eastern North America
  • World War One and Canada

Ken Corbett

  • History of Science and Technology
  • 19th century Britain and Empire
  • 19th century Europe

Brandon Davis

  • Environmental History - Space, Place, and Land
  • 19th and 20th Century North American West
  • Military and Security Landscapes
  • History of Science and Technology - Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Weapons
  • Constitutional and Public Land Law

Matt Galway

  • Global Maoism
  • Ideology and Culture
  • Radical Intellectuals and Intellectual History
  • Southeast Asian History
  • The History of the Chinese Communist Party
  • Transnational Friendship Associations (友協會, Yǒu Xiéhuì) in Southeast Asia and Latin America

Stephen Greenhalgh

  • Indigenous history
  • Global history
  • Hawaiian Islands (18th and 19th centuries); Pacific Islands' history
  • Native Hawaiians; Hawaiian diaspora
  • Maritime fur trade
  • Polynesia

Stephen Hay

  • Early America and Atlantic World
  • Maritime History
  • Media and Communications History
  • Indigenous and Aboriginal History

Jonathan Henshaw

  • Republican China
  • Wartime Collaboration and the Wang Jingwei Government
  • Civilian Internment

Sebastian Huebel

  • Modern German and German-Jewish History
  • The history of the Holocaust
  • Gender and Social History
  • Europe in the 20th century

Kaden Jelsing

Henry John

  • Countercultures
  • symbolic resistance
  • popular politics
  • environmentalism

Eric Michael Johnson

  • Evolutionary history in a global context
  • Science, social construction, and transnational political movements
  • Victorian England, Europe, and Late Imperial Russia

Peter Jones

  • Europe
  • Early Middle Ages
  • Historiography
  • Narrative

Geoffrey Korfman

  • History of Sexuality
  • European Colonialism in North America

Christopher Laursen

  • Religion, science, environment, and society in twentieth-century Britain, the U.S., and Canada
  • the history of ideas
  • environmental history, particularly human-animal relationships and ecological consciousness
  • heterodox religions and spiritualities
  • experiences and studies of extraordinary things and events
  • the history of medicine (especially psychiatry and psychology)
  • the history of parapsychology and psychical research
  • digital humanities, multimedia methodologies, and public outreach in the dissemination of research

Edgar Liao

  • Southeast Asian history and historiography
  • Singapore history
  • Student activism and politics
  • History of childhood and youth
  • History of colonialism
  • History of emotions
  • History of education

Meghan Longstaffe

  • Canadian social history
  • women's and gender history
  • Indigenous history

Mary Carol Matheson

  • 19th c. European Cultural History
  • 18th c. and 19th c. French travel accounts of Russia
  • the evolution of academic disciplines in the West

Aaron Molnar

  • The Mongol World Empire
  • China and Northeast Asia during the Yuan and Ming Dynasties
  • Inner Asian Borderlands' History
  • Historical Relations between Nomadic and Sedentary Societies
  • Medieval and Early Modern State Formation and Ethnic Identity

Archa Neelakandan Girija

  • South Asia

Teilhard Paradela

  • Southeast Asia in the 20th Century: Local Elites, Global Linkages
  • Urban Tranformations (Spaces, Cultures, and Subjects)
  • the Marcos Regime in the Philippines
  • Gender, Performance, History Colonial Encounters, Gender Troubles
  • the Internationalization of Gay Male Identities
  • Spectacles and Spectatorship of Beauty

Tom Peotto

  • North American History
  • Aboriginal History

Maria Petrucci

  • Japanese Pre-modern History (1570-1868)

Morgan Rocks

Sharanjit Sandhra

  • South Asian (Sikh) Diasporic/Transnational Narrative Voice and History in British Columbia

Barbara Schober

  • Modern Jewish History

Tucker Sharon

  • Latin American History
  • Environmental History
  • Political Ecology
  • Postcolonial and Post-Structural Theory

Jihyun Shin

Moe Taylor

Josh Timmermann

  • Early medieval Europe
  • Carolingian political and ecclesiastical culture
  • Church history
  • Textual reception
  • Historical Theology
  • Patristics and Late Antiquity
  • Augustine of Hippo
  • Gregory the Great
  • Authorship and authority
  • Canon law and the construction of Christian orthodoxy
  • Conceptions of time, history, and memory
  • Uses of the past

Xian Wang

  • Modern China, History of People's Republic of China, Religion and Ethnicity, State Power and Violence

Mark Werner

  • Environmental History
  • History of Science and Technology
  • Animal History
  • Orca

Brendan Wright

  • American Diplomatic History

Niping Yan

  • Late Imperial China
  • European-Asian Exchange in 16th and 17th century
  • Maritime Asia

Baris Yorumez

  • History of Twentieth-Century Communism
  • Marxism
  • Social Theory
  • Historical Sociology
  • History of Emotions