Faculty

Honours Chair
Associate Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall Room 1121
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(604) 822-6480
Research Interests
  • Early medieval Europe
  • Historiography
  • Rhetoric, narrative, and hermeneutics
  • Literary and textual criticism
  • Latin philology
  • Codicology, transmission of texts, and intertextuality
  • Drama and performativity
  • Political theology and l'augustinisme politique
  • Medievalism
Associate Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall Room 1101
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(604) 822-5409
Research Interests
  • History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
  • Modern European Cultural and Intellectual History
Professor
Office
1121 Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(604) 822-5163
Research Interests
  • 20th century Caribbean and Latin America
  • imperial and transnational history
  • violence and the production of knowledge
  • histories of race
  • broadcasting
  • sound, listening and sonic archives
  • histories of ethnography
Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall Room 1117
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(604) 822-5192
Research Interests
  • social and cultural history of the Ming dynasty (1368-1644)
  • the Japanese occupation of China during World War Two
  • historical perspectives on world history and human rights
Associate Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall Room 1203
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(604) 822-5194
Research Interests
  • International history
  • Empires, decolonisation, & postcolonial history
  • Africa
  • Middle East
  • Revolution
Professor
Office
Choi Building
1855 West Mall Room 371
V6T1Z2 Vancouver , BC
Canada
Contact
(604) 822-6206
Research Interests
  • 20th century Chinese history
  • the history of the Chinese Communist Party
  • the role of intellectuals in public life in China
Assistant Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower, 1106
1873 East Mall Room,
V6T1Z1 Vancouver
Canada
(604) 822-5938
Research Interests
  • Early modern Europe
  • History of pre-modern medicine
  • Social and cultural history of early modern Italy
Associate Professor
Office
Room 1125, Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(604) 822-5748
Research Interests
  • History of gender, sexuality, and the body
  • history of religion
  • history of the social and human sciences
  • history of empire
Associate Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall Room 1104
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(604) 822-5642
Research Interests
  • British North American Colonies (1749-1873)
  • Canada and the Atlantic World
  • History of Québec
  • SSHRC 2008-2011: Pour une histoire du concept de liberté au Canada-Uni (1837-1867)(19th- 20th century)
Associate Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall Room 1123
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(604) 822-5706
Research Interests
  • Latin American history
  • Mexican history (19th and 20th century)
  • Cultural and gender history
  • Romantic love
Office
Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall Room 1119
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
Contact
(604) 822-4010
Research Interests
  • Early modern European urban and social history
  • German history 1500-1800
  • German Jewish history
  • social history of the Reformation
  • early modern world history
Department Chair
Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall Room 1217
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
Contact
(604) 827-3560
Research Interests
  • History of East/Central Europe
  • The Habsburgs
  • modern Germany
  • environmental history
Professor
Office
Department of History
1873 East Mall, Room 1222
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(604) 822-5073
Research Interests
  • Soviet Union
  • Tourism
  • Cultural exchange and global encounter
  • Global Sixties
  • Cuba
  • Youth
Assistant without Review
Office
Buchanan Tower 1103
1873 East Mall
V6T 1Z1 Vancouver, BC
(604) 822-5161
Research Interests
  • Modern Japanese History
  • Urban History
  • Colonial Urban Planning and Architecture
  • Environmental and Spatial History
  • Imperialism, Colonialism, and Postcolonialism
Assistant Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall Room 1110
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(604) 822-5174
Research Interests
  • British Columbia, Canada, and the British Empire
  • settler colonialism
  • migration
  • family
  • gender
  • the everyday
Associate Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall Room 1226
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(604) 827-3561
Research Interests
  • History of Modern Science, especially Physics
  • Science, Society, and Culture
  • Russian and Soviet History
  • Nuclear History and the Cold War
Associate Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall Room 1122
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(604) 822-5168
Research Interests
  • American history
Associate Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower
#1224, 1873 East Mall Office hours in Liu Institue for Global Issues #309
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(604) 822-5164
Research Interests
  • Cold War International History
  • Canada-US Relations; Canada and the World; the US and the two Koreas
  • Empire and Warfare
  • Peace Movements
Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall Room 1124
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
Contact
(604) 822-5173
Research Interests
  • Environmental History of Canada
  • Canadian history
Undergraduate Chair
Instructor
Office
Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall Room 1201
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
Research Interests
  • Colonial South Asian history
  • Constructions of Britishness
  • Indo-European commodity exchanges
  • Clothing and other forms of material culture
  • Orientalist portraiture
  • Empire and aesthetic influence
Associate Professor
Office
Buchanan C - Room 223
1866 Main Mall
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(604) 822-1374
Research Interests
  • Modern Jewish history
  • Canada
  • Ethnicity, historiography and historical memory
  • Antisemitism
  • Responses to the Holocaust
  • Public History
Assistant Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall Rm. 1105
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(604) 822-6307
Research Interests
  • Law and legal history
  • state formation
  • political history
  • Canada
Assistant Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall Room 1107
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(604) 822-5195
Research Interests
  • urban Africa
  • architecture and planning in history
  • informal settlement, housing, and citizenship
  • Mozambique in the twentieth century
  • Portuguese colonialism
Associate Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall Room 1109
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(778) 994-1332
Research Interests
  • Multilingualism and translation in early modern China and beyond
  • Histories of materiality and material experience
  • Natural history and medicine in the Ming and Qing
  • Sound and voice in translation
  • Manchu history and literature
  • Storytelling, fiction, history
Associate Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall Room 1225
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(604) 822-8810
Research Interests
  • Modern American social and cultural history
  • childhood and youth
  • gender and sexuality
  • popular culture
Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall Room 1120
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(604) 822-5177
Research Interests
  • social and cultural history of South China
  • China and the international refugee regime
  • Refugee migration into and out of China
  • Overseas Chinese and the modernization of China
Assistant Professor
Office
University Centre, Rm. 326
6331 Crescent Road
Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies
Contact
Research Interests
  • History of pre-modern South Asia with a focus on trans-oceanic networks
Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall Room 1220
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
Research Interests
  • Indigenous peoples and colonialism
  • Life writing and life history
Associate Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall Room 1115
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(604) 822-5175
Research Interests
  • Southeast Asia
  • Nationalism
  • Imperialism
  • Oral history
  • Human rights
Associate Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall Room 1223
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
Contact
(604) 822-5167
Research Interests
  • Imperial and modern China
  • Texts and textual transmission
  • "China" and "Chineseness"
  • Borderlands and boundaries
  • Historiography and methodology
  • Comparative early modern societies
  • Culture and society of Hong Kong
Majors and LASO Advisor
Senior Instructor
Office
Office Hours Term 1 - MTW 2:30-4:30, Buchanan Tower 1118
1873 East Mall
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(604) 822-5162
Research Interests
  • medieval legal and social history
  • the history of women and the family
  • medieval English common law and legal profession
  • medieval governance and society
Graduate Chair
Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall Room 1205
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(604) 827-3623
Research Interests
  • Indigenous
  • colonial and Atlantic
  • Northwest Coast and Pacific
  • environmental
  • place-based histories
Assistant Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower 1102
1873 East Mall
V6T 1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(604) 822-5181
Research Interests
  • News and Media
  • International Relations
  • Transatlantic Relations
  • International Organizations
  • Legal History
  • Germany and Europe
  • Higher Education
  • Global History
  • Business History
Associate Professor
Office
Buchanan Tower
1873 East Mall Room 1219
V6T1Z1 Vancouver , BC
Canada
(604) 822-6155
Research Interests
  • U.S. history, 19th and 20th centuries
  • U.S. international history
  • political and intellectual history
  • history of science and medicine
  • American political development
  • social knowledge and state power
Associate Professor
Office
St. John's College
2111 Lower Mall Principal's Office
V6T1Z4 Vancouver , BC
Canada
Contact
(778) 895-5088
Research Interests
  • Global Vancouver
  • Trans-Pacific migration
  • Asian Canadian and Asian American history
  • Race and immigration
  • Social Science and Social Theory in US and Europe
  • Public History and History Education
  • Hong Kong and Canada Crosscurrents