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					                                          CURRICULUM VITAE
                                           Robert John Perrins

                                    Dean of the Faculty of Arts, and
                          Professor in the Department of History and Classics
                                           Acadia University
                                          Nova Scotia, Canada.

Mailing Address:
Office of the Dean of Arts                         Office Telephone Number: (902) 585-1782
Beveridge Arts Centre                              Fax Number: (902) 585-1070
Acadia University                                  Cell Number: (902) 691-1944
Wolfville, Nova Scotia                             Home Telephone: (902) 542-0043
Canada B4P 2R6                                     E-mail: robert.perrins@acadiau.ca ; or
                                                           robert.perrins@me.com

                                      POST SECONDARY EDUCATION
Ph.D.    Modern Chinese History, York University (Toronto, Canada)                                   1998
        ‘Great Connections’: The Creation of a City, Dalian 1905-1931. China and Japan on the
         Liaodong Peninsula.
        (Supervisor: Dr. Diana Lary, University of British Columbia)
        Doctoral Comprehensive Fields: (Written and oral examinations passed with distinction.)
        Modern China: Supervisors—Drs. Diana Lary and Bernard Luk
        Modern Japan: Supervisor—Dr. Bob Tadashi Wakabayashi
        Colonial Africa: Supervisor—Dr. A.Sydney Kanya-Forstner
Master of Arts History, York University (Toronto, Canada)                                            1990
Honours B.A. History, McMaster University                                                            1989

                        SENIOR ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS
July 2006 to Present         Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Acadia University
November 2006 to June 2007   Acting Dean of the Division of Research & Graduate Studies, Acadia University
2000 to 2001                 Director of the Division of Research & Graduate Studies, Acadia University
1998 to 2000                 Co-Director of the Division of Research & Graduate Studies, Acadia University

                               TEACHING AND EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
2006 to Present          Professor: Department of History and Classics, Acadia University
                         History 4173    Special Topic: Asian History—Disease, Drugs & Medicine in Asia
                         History 4173    Special Topic: Asian History—Colonial Manchuria
                         History 2613    History of Medicine
                         History 2563    Imperial China: Emperors, Concubines and Peasants
                         History 2743    Feudal Japan: Peasants, Monks and Samurai
                         History 3693    Special Topics: Modern Japan, the Meiji Restoration to US Occupation

2007 to Present          Adjunct Professor, Department of Political Science, Acadia University
                         POLS 4983       The Politics of Asia/Pacific: Modern Chinese Politics

2001 to 2006             Associate Professor: Department of History and Classics, Acadia University
                         History 2223     Non-Western History to 1800
                         History 2233     Non-Western History Since 1800
                         History 2613     History of Medicine
                         History 3413     Modern Japan, 1600 to Present
                         History 3443     Africa and European Imperialism, 1800-1960s
                         History 4173     Special Topic: Asian History—Disease and Medicine in Modern Asia
                         History 4913     Historical Investigation: Part I
                         History 4923     Historical Investigation: Part II
                                                                 Curriculum Vitae: Dr. Robert John Perrins

2000 to Present           Adjunct Professor: Department of History, Saint Mary’s University,
                          Halifax, Canada. (Status granted through letter of appointment from Vice-
                          President Academic, Saint Mary’s University.)

2000                      Tenure Awarded, Department of History and Classics, Acadia University

1996 to 2000              Assistant Professor: Department of History and Classics, Acadia University
                          History 1106     Introduction to Western Civilisation
                          History 2223     Non-Western History to 1800
                          History 2233     Non-Western History Since 1800
                          History 2933     Historical Methods
                          History 3413     Modern Japan, 1600 to Present
                          History 3443     Africa and European Imperialism, 1800-1960s
                          History 4126     Special Topics in Non-Western History
                          IDST 1113        Peoples and Cultures of Asia I (East and Northeast Asia)
                          IDST 2913        Chinese Civilisation and Society I (The Imperial Past)
                          IDST 2923        Chinese Civilisation and Society II (Twentieth Century)

2000 (January to          Adjunct Professor: Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
April)                    History 209     East Asia: From Prehistory to Modern Times
                          History 342     China in Revolution: 1840 to the Present

1995 to 1996              Lecturer: Department of History and Classics, Acadia University
                          History 1106    Introduction to Western Civilisation
                          History 2223    Global History to 1800
                          History 2233    Global History, 1800 to the Present
                          History 4126    Selected Topics in Global History

September 1994            Sessional Instructor: History Department, University of Toronto
to May 1995               History 380      Late Imperial China: The Song to the Qing Dynasties

September 1993            Sessional Instructor: History Department, McMaster University
to December 1993          History 2B6      China: From Late Imperial Times to the Present

April to June 1995        Teaching Assistant: Humanities Faculty, York University
                          Humanities 1400        Introduction to East Asian Civilisation

September 1991            Teaching Assistant: History Department, York University
to April 1995             History 1030    Imperialism and Nationalism in Asia
                          History 2710    Traditional Societies of East Asia

                                               RESEARCH GRANTS
2001 to Hannah Institute for the History of Medicine (Associated Medical Services) Research Grants of $9,500,
2005    $13,050, $16,155, and $21,300 to fund a four-year project titled: “Cultivating Modernity: The
        Development of Japanese Colonial Medicine in Manchuria, 1905-1945.” Funds used to conduct research in
        national, provincial and university libraries and archives the People’s Republic of China, Japan, Hong
        Kong, United Kingdom, and the United States of America. Several senior students and their thesis projects
        have been supported under this project. This project was one of six studies funded by the Hannah Institute
        to be showcased at the 2001 meeting of the Royal Canadian College of Physicians and Surgeons in Ottawa.
2002    Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR) Development Grant of $12,000 to fund the project titled:
        “Disease and Health in Modern China.”


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1999    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Institutional Research Grant of
        $5,000 to fund preliminary background work in Washington, D.C., on the project, “Rates of Disease in
        Colonial Manchuria, 1905-1945.”
1999    SSHRC Aid-to-Small Universities’ Research Grant of $18,000. (Co-recipient with Dr. Mary Ann Van
        Meenen, Russian Specialist, History Department, Acadia University. Funds to develop the Northeast Asia
        Research Centre, including research trips to both gather and microfilm collections of archival materials in
        Russia, America, and the People’s Republic of China.)
1998    SSHRC Aid-to-Small Universities’ Research Grant of $13,982. (Co-recipient with Dr. Mary Ann Van
        Meenen,History Department, Acadia University. Funds to develop the Northeast Asia Research Centre, and
        begin to construct a database of archives and materials dealing with the issues of colonial healthcare,
        marine developments, and ethnicity in Northeast Asia.)
1998    Acadia University Research Grant Award of $2,500
1997    SSHRC Aid-to-Small Universities’ Research Grant of $10,200. (Co-recipient with Dr. Mary Ann Van
        Meenen, History Department, Acadia University. Funds to establish the Northeast Asia Research Centre.)
1997    Acadia University Research Grant Award of $2,000
1996    Acadia University Research Grant Award of $2,500
1995    Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation Research Fellowship of $20,000 to fund a project titled: “A Study of
        Japanese Colonialism in China, 1895-1945: The History of the Port of Dalian (Talien).”
1993    One of fourteen scholars to participate in the China-Canada Scholar Exchange Programme. This
        programme is administered by the Chinese State Education Ministry and the Canadian Federal Department
        of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. It awards a limited number of annual grants to scholars in both
        countries to conduct advanced research abroad. I was sponsored and hosted by the Department of History at
        Liaoning University in Shenyang, where I was based while working at the Liaoning Provincial Archives
        and the Dalian Municipal Archives and Library for a six-month term.

                        DIRECTORSHIP NORTHEAST ASIA RESEARCH CENTRE
1998-Present     Director of the Northeast Asia Research Centre (NEARC)
                 Established in 1998 with funding from a SSHRC Aid-to-Small Universities’ Research Grant, the
        Northeast Asia Research Centre (NEARC) is housed within the Department of History and Classics. I have
        been the Director of the NEARC since 1999 (prior to that I was Co-Director with Dr. Mary Ann Van
        Meenen), and over the course of the past decade the Centre has supported more than two dozen
        undergraduate and graduate students who have been employed during the summer months on a variety of
        research projects related to the history of northeast Asia and specifically the border regions of Manchuria,
        Korea and Siberia in the early twentieth century. The NEARC has also established strong research linkages
        with almost twenty scholars in the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan and Hong
        Kong who are investigating the history of disease and medicine in northeast Asia, as well as the history of
        the Japanese colonial empire.

                      INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE GRANT AND ORGANIZER
2003    Associated Medical Services’ Tri-Program Workshop Grant ($3,500) to host an international conference at
        Acadia University, titled: “Foreign Fevers and Colonial Cures: Disease and Medicine in the British, French
        and Japanese Empires,” from 22 to 24 August 2003. This was the only grant awarded in this competition in
        all of Canada. The conference saw scholars from six countries and three continents present their research
        on topics ranging from malaria in Taiwan and French Indo-China, to British military and missionary
        medicine in colonial India, to birth-control policies in the British Empire.

                                      STUDENT GRANT SUPERVISION
2006    Hayden Lindskog (A BSc Nutrition student, Acadia University), “Scottish Presbyterian Medical
        Missionaries in Manchuria, 1880-1930.” Hannah Studentship ($5,500) project in the summer of 2006. Ms.
        Lindskog in currently in the MSc program in Medical Anthropology at the University of Oxford.



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2004   Jason Bater (An honours BA student in the Department of History and Classics, Acadia University), “The
       City on the Hill: The History of the Nova Scotia Sanatorium.” Hannah Studentship ($4,532) project in the
       summer of 2004.
2001   Gillian Gunther (An honours BA student in the Department of History, Acadia University), “All-
       Consuming Concerns: Tuberculosis and Other Diseases in the Japanese Colonial City of Dalian, 1905-
       1940.” Hannah Studentship ($4,400) project in the summer of 2001.

                                  MISCELLANEOUS HONOURS & AWARDS
2006   Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare (CSHHH) at
       Strathclyde and Calendonia Universities, Glasgow, Scotland. This fellowship was sponsored by the British
       Academy, the Wellcome Trust for the History of Medicine, and the University of Strathclyde’s Department
       of History and Faculty of Arts.
2004   Acadia University Students’ Union Excellence in Teaching Award.
2003   I was awarded a travel award by the British Academy to present a plenary address, titled, “Battlefields,
       Beaches and Ballrooms: Japanese Tourism in Manchuria, 1910-1937,” at a major international conference
       held at the University of Central Lancashire, in June 2003.
1994   Queen Elizabeth II Doctoral Fellowship.
1993   Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Doctoral Fellowship.
1992   Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Doctoral Fellowship.
1992   Ontario Provincial Graduate Scholarship (Declined).
1991   Ontario Provincial Graduate Scholarship.
1989   York University, Graduate Admissions Scholarship.
1989   Gold Medal in History, McMaster University.
1988   Hannah Institute for the History of Medicine Studentship ($3,400) to support a project to construct a
       statistical and textual database of Allied Prisoner of War medical records from the Niigata, Japan prison
       camp. (Supervisor: Dr. Charles Roland, Hannah Chair, McMaster University.)
1988   Dean’s Honour List, McMaster University.
1987   Dean’s Honour List, McMaster University.
1986   Larry Sayer’s Prize in Chinese History, McMaster University.
1985   McMaster University, Full Entrance Scholarship.

                                   HONOURS THESES SUPERVISIONS
2009   Katie Renaud, “Industrialized Patriotism: Cinema and the Formation of the Soviet National Myth”
2009   Gordon Raeside, “Environmental Roulette: Colonial Modernizations and Ecological Consequences.”
2007   Sarah Morse, “Sanatorium Treatment of Tuberculosis in Nova Scotia in the Early Twentieth Century.”
       [MA History of Medicine, University of Waterloo, 2008.]
2006   Madeline Fowler, “Catalyst for Change: Plague, Medicine and Public Health in Modern China, 1910-
       1931.” [MA History of Medicine, Queen’s University, 2007. D.Phil. candidate, History of Medicine,
       University of Oxford, 2008 to Present.]
2006   Andrew R.M. Smith, “Heads or Tails? America Flips Its Policy, Calls a Side and Loses the Toss in China,
       1942-1947.” [MA History, Perdue University, 2008. Ph.D. candidate (ABD), History, Perdue University,
       2008 to Present.]
2005   Michael J. Thompson, “The Burden of a Nation: The Tiananmen Square Incident and the Legacy of
       Student Protest Movements in Twentieth-Century China.” [MPA Programme, University of Toronto, 2008.
       Ph.D. candidate, History of Canada, Carleton University, 2009 to Present.]
2004   Jason Bater, “Consumption of Resources: The Rise of the Medical Profession and the History of the Nova
       Scotia Sanatorium.” [MA History, University of Victoria, 2005 to Present.]
2004   Daniel Basquil, “Amandla Soweto! Contemporary Portrayals of South Africa’s 1976-1977 Student
       Uprising.”
2003   Karen Wheaton Kapteyn, “No Support for the ‘Roof of the World’: The American Response to Red
       China’s Invasion of Tibet in 1950.” [Dalhousie University, LL.B., 2007.]


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2003    Sarah Anne Richardson, “The ‘State’ of Being Well: The Development of Japanese Colonial Medicine in
        Manchuria, 1905-1940.” [B.Ed., Acadia University, 2004.]
2002    James Sedgwick, “Blowing Smoke: State-Sanctioned Drug Trafficking in the Japanese Empire, 1895-
        1945.” [MA Modern Asian History, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, 2004. PhD candidate (ABD),
        International History, University of British Columbia, 2005 to Present.]
2001    Amanda Katherine Coolidge, “The National Geographic Magazine and the Construction of China and
        Inner Asia: The Travel Writings of Joseph F. Rock and Owen Lattimore.” [MA programme in Educational
        Technology, Boston College, 2003.]
2001    Steve St. Amant, “Steaming Into the Unknown – Naval Rejuvenation and the Emergence of East Asian
        Navies during the Nineteenth Century.” [Hons. BA thesis in History, Saint Mary’s University.] [MA War
        Studies programme, Royal Military College, Kingston, Canada, 2003.]
2000    Caitlin McCain, “The Manchurian Incident of 1931-34: Chinese and Japanese Attempts to Manipulate
        Western Opinion” [University of Toronto, LL.B., 2003.]
1999    Arlene Doucette, “The Tug of War: Recruitment and Recruiting Propaganda in Nova Scotia, 1914-1917.”
        [MA Public History, University of Waterloo, 2000.]
1998    Andrew MacDonald, “Reassessing the ‘Loss’ of China: American Foreign Policy with China and the Limit
        to US Influence in the Far East, 1944-1949.” [MA International Relations: East Asian Focus, London
        School of Economics (LSE), 2000.]
1998    Nicola Butler, “Constructing the Enemy: Japanese-Canadians During the Second World War.” [BEd, Saint
        Thomas University, 1999.]
1997    James Andrew Cousins, “Korea’s Nightingale: Florence Murray, A Case Study of Canada’s Overseas
        Missions.” [MA Political Science, Acadia University 1999. Ph.D. in History, Simon Fraser University,
        British Columbia, 2008.]
1996    Jason W. Jarvis, “Le Bonheur Qui Passe: Germany, Japan and the Beginning of the End of
        British Isolation, 1898-1902.” [MA European History, University of Waterloo, 1998.]

                                       SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS

Published Volumes:
China Facts and Figures Annual. Volume 30. 2005. (Gulf Breeze: Florida: Academic International Press, 2005).
China Facts and Figures Annual. Volume 29. 2004. (Gulf Breeze: Florida: Academic International Press, 2004).
China Facts and Figures Annual. Volume 28. 2003. (Gulf Breeze: Florida: Academic International Press, 2003).
China Facts and Figures Annual. Volume 27. 2002. (Gulf Breeze, Florida: Academic International Press, 2002).
China Facts and Figures Annual. Volume 26. 2001. (Gulf Breeze, Florida: Academic International Press, 2001).
China Facts and Figures Annual. Volume 25. 2000. (Gulf Breeze, Florida: Academic International Press, 2000).
China Facts and Figures Annual. Volume 24. 1999. (Gulf Breeze, Florida: Academic International Press, 1999).

Forthcoming Edited Volume:
Health, Illness and Disease. Edited with Peter Twohig. (Amsterdam: Rodolpi, forthcoming Winter 2010).

Published Articles and Chapters in Books:
“Carrying Water in Bamboo Buckets: Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Science in Colonial Manchuria.” In
        Healing the Herds: Veterinary Science, Disease and Livestock Economies, eds. Karen Brown and Dan
        Gilfoyle, 195-214 (Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2010).
“For God, Emperor and Science: Competing Visions of the Hospital in Manchuria, 1910-1945.” In From Western
        Medicine to Global Medicine: The Hospital Beyond the West, eds. Mark Harrison, Margaret Jones and
        Helen Sweet , 67-107 (Hyderabad: Orient Blackswan, 2009).
“Doctors, Disease and Development: Engineering Colonial Public Health in Southern Manchuria, 1905-1931,” in
        Building a Modern Nation: Science, Technology and Medicine in Japan, ed. Morris Low, 103-32 (London:
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“Diguozhuyi zai Hua zujiedi yu Dalian chengshi fazhan yanji (1905-1931),” (A Study of the Imperialist Leaseholds
        in China and the Urban Development of Dalian, 1905-1931), Dalian Jiaoyu Xueyuan Xuebao (Journal of
        the Dalian Education University) 20:3 (2004): 68-72. [Article in Chinese.]
“The Chinese Economy,” in Ideologies 3rd edition, eds. Douglas Baldwin et al., 356-71 (Toronto: McGraw-Hill
        Ryerson, 1997).
“The Japanese Economy,” in Ideologies 3rd edition, eds. Douglas Baldwin et al., 431-50 (Toronto: McGraw-Hill
        Ryerson, 1997).
“Great Connections: The Japanese Administration and Development of the Port of Darien (Dalian), 1905-1937,” in
        East Asia Perspectives, eds. Min-sun Chen, Claude Comtois and Larry N. Shyu, 333-67 (Montreal:
        Université de Montréal, Centre d’Etudes de l’Asie de l’Est, 1995).
“A Case Study of Japanese Imperialism in Northeast China: A Review of the History of Dalian, 1905-1932.” East
        Asia Forum 3 (Fall 1994): 1-39.

Forthcoming Chapters:
 “Imagining Disease and Negotiating Hygiene: The Worries of an American Consul on the Border of the Japanese
         Empire.” In Health, Illness and Disease, eds. Peter Twohig and Robert Perrins (Amsterdam: Rodolpi,
         forthcoming 2010).
“Staring Down the Charging Horseman: Scottish Medical Missionaries and the Manchurian Plague Outbreak of
         1910-1911.” In Disease and Medicine in Modern Asia, eds. Kohei Wakimura and Akihito Suzuki
         (London: Routledge, forthcoming 2010).
“The Development of Quarantine and Public Health in Modern China: The Case Study of Modern Manchuria.” In
         Medical Culture and Health in Modern China, eds. Angela Leung and Liu Shiyung (Hong Kong: Chinese
         University of Hong Kong Press, forthcoming Winter 2010-2011).

Forthcoming Article:
“Flushed with Colonial Pride: Efforts to Design and Engineer a Sanitary Environment in the Manchurian Port of
        Dairen, 1905-1932.” Historia Scientiarum (Tokyo) (June 2010).

Published Conference Proceedings:
“The Analects, Confucian Ideology and the Construction of Manzhouguo.” In Dong Ya Lunyu xue guoji xueshu
        yantao hui (An International Discussion on Studying the Analects in East Asia), ed. Huang Chun-chieh,
        18.1-18 (Taibei: National Taiwan University, 2008).
“The Celtic Doctors of Manchuria: The Free Church of Scotland’s Medical Missionary Enterprises in Northeast
        China, 1880-1923.” In Medicine and Modernity in East Asia, ed. Yeo In-sok, 51-76 (Seoul: Yonsei
        University, 2007).

Published Encyclopedia Entries:
Linsun Cheng, et al., eds. Berkshire Encyclopedia of China: Modern and Historic Views of the World’s Newest and
         Oldest Global Power (Great Barrington, Massachusetts: Berkshire Publishing Group, 2009). The following
         entries: Kangxi Emperor, Macao—History, Manchuria, Manchu, Nanjing, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous
         Region. (All articles between 800 and 2000 words in length.)
William H. McNeill, et al., eds. Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History (Great Barrington, Massachusetts:
         Berkshire Publishing Group, 2004). The following entries: Mencius, Sui Wendi, Sui Yangdi, Kangxi
         Emperor, Marco Polo, and Matteo Ricci. (All articles between 1250 and 1700 words in length.)
Karen Christensen, et al., eds. Encyclopedia of Asia. Six Volumes (Great Barrington, Massachusetts: Scribners/
         Berkshire Reference Works, 2002). The following entries: the Chinese ports of Macao, Tianjin and
         Shanghai; the cities of Nanjing, Haerbin, Kyoto; and Guangdong, Xinjiang, Manchuria, Manchus, and the
         South Manchuria Railway. (Articles between 700 and 2000 words in length.)
Elizabeth Dubrulle, ed. World Military Leaders CD-Rom Encyclopedia (Santa Barbara: ABC Clio, 1999). The
         following entries: Japanese Generals Nozu Michitsura, Okamura Yasuji, Omura Masujiro, Suzuki Kantaro,
         and Terauchi Hisaichi. (All articles between 1500 and 2000 words in length.)


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Published Book Reviews:
Micahel Bliss’s, Harvey Cushing: A Life in Surgery (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005), in Social History of
         Medicine 19:3 (2006): 576-8.
Linda L. Barnes, Needles, Herbs, Gods, and Ghosts: China, Healing and the West to 1848 (Cambridge, Mass:
         Harvard University Press, 2005), in Social History of Medicine 19:2 (2006): 336-8.
James C. Mohr’s, Plague and Fire: Battling Black Death and the 1900 Burning of Honolulu’s Chinatown (Oxford:
         Oxford University Press, 2005), in Social History of Medicine 19:1 (2006): 174-5.
Ruth Rogaski’s, Hygienic Modernity: Meanings of Health and Disease in Treaty-Port China (Berkeley: University
         of California Press, 2004), in Social History of Medicine 18: 3 (2005): 518-20.
Søren Clausen and Stig Thøgersen’s, The Making of a Chinese City: History and Historiography in
         Harbin. (Armonk: M.E. Sharpe, 1995), in Journal of Developing Societies 13:2 (1997): 296-7.
Bryna Goodman’s, Native Place, City, and Nation: Regional Networks and Identities in Shanghai, 1853-
         1937. (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996), in the Journal of Asian History 31:1
         (1997): 75-7.
R. Keith Schoppa’s, Blood Road: The Mystery of Shen Dingyi in Revolutionary China. (Berkeley:
         University of California Press, 1995), in the Journal of Asian History 31:1 (1997): 77-9.
Joseph K.S. Yick’s, Making Urban Revolution in China: The CCP-GMD Struggle for Beiping-Tianjin
         1945-1949. (Armonk: M.E. Sharpe, 1995), in the Journal of Asian History 31:1 (1997): 79-81.
Søren Clausen and Stig Thøgersen’s, The Making of a Chinese City: History and Historiography in
         Harbin. (Armonk: M.E. Sharpe, 1995), in The China Journal 37:1 (January 1997): 206-8.
Jean-Luc Domenach’s, The Origins of the Great Leap Forward: The Case of One Chinese Province.
         (Boulder: Westview Press, 1995), in China Review International 3:2 (Fall 1996): 84-6.
Stewart Lone’s, Japan’s First Modern War: Army and Society in the Conflict with China, 1894-95.
         (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1994), in the Journal of Asian Studies 54:2 (May 1995): 562-3.

Forthcoming Book Reviews:
Judy Tzu-chun Wu, Doctor Mom Chung of the Fair-Haired Bastards: The Life of a Wartime Celebrity (Berkeley:
         University of California Press, 2005), forthcoming in the Canadian Bulletin of Medical History.
Miriam Ming-cheng Lo, Doctors within Borders: Profession, Ethnicity, and Modernity in Colonial Taiwan
         (Berkeley:University of California Press, 2002), forthcoming in the Canadian Bulletin of Medical History.
David Hardiman, ed., Healing Bodies, Saving Souls: Medical Missions in Asia and Africa (Amsterdam: Rodolpi,
         2006), forthcoming in the Canadian Bulletin of Medical History.
M. Anne Crowther and Marguerite W. Dupree, Medical Lives in the Age of Surgical Revolution (Cambridge:
         Cambridge University Press, 2007), forthcoming in the Canadian Bulletin of Medical History.
Juan F. Gamella, ed., The Pacific World: Lands, Peoples and History of the Pacific, 1500-1900. Vol. 14. Drugs and
         Alcohol in the Pacific (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2002), forthcoming in The Social
         History of Alcohol and Drugs.
Michelle Renshaw, Accomodating the Chinese: The American Hospital in China, 1880-1920 (London: Routledge,
         2005), forthcoming in Social History of Medicine.
Myron Echenberg, Plague Ports: The Global Urban Impact of Bubonic Plague, 1894-1901 (New York: New York
         University Press, 2007), forthcoming in Social History of Medicine.

Plenary Addresses:
“Dumping Ground on the Edge of Empire: The 1917 Sanitary ‘Crisis’ in the Manchurian Town of Andong.”
         Address presented as the inaugural visiting research fellow at the Centre for the Social History of Health
         and Healthcare at the Universities of Strathclyde and Caledonia, 21 March 2006 at Glasgow Caledonia
         University.
“Battlefields, Beaches and Ballrooms: Japanese Tourism in Manchuria, 1910-1937.” Plenary Address delivered to
         the International Conference, “Tourisms and Histories: Representations and Experiences,” held at the
         University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK, 21 June 2003. My plenary address and participation at this
         conference was sponsored by the British Academy.


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Refereed Conference Papers and Posters:
“Profits Versus Pathogens: The Evolution of Quarantine Measures in Manchuria, 1865-1935.” Paper presented at
          the Workshop on “Medical Culture in 19th and 20th-Century Chinese East Asia: Comparative Medicine and
          Beyond,” Chinese University of Hong Kong, 13-14 June 2009.
“Flush with Colonial Pride: The Design and Development of the Manchurian Port of Dalian, 1898-1940.” Paper
          presented at the workshop, “Science, Technology and Modernity: Colonial Cities in Asia, 1890-1940,” at
          the Department for the History of Science and Technology, Johns Hopkins University, 16-17 January 2009.
          My participation in this invited workshop was funded by the History of Science and Technology
          Department at Johns Hopkins University.
“Fighting a War Against Rodents and Fleas: Technological Innovation During the Early Years of the Third Bubonic
          Plague Pandemic.” Paper presented at the Seventh Global Conference on “Making Sense of: Health, Illness
          and Disease,” Mansfield College, University of Oxford, 9-12 July 2008.
“Warlord, Collaborator, and Obstacle to Empire: The Career and 1928 Assassination of Zhang Zuolin of
          Manchuria.” Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Conference of Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast,
          “Crossing Boundaries in the Asia-Pacific: Regional and Disciplinary Intersections,” University of Victoria,
          13-15 June 2008.
“Ancestors, Dragons and Golden Robes: The Politics of the 1934 Enthronement of the Emperor Kangde of
          Manzhouguo.” Paper presented at the international conference on “Confucius, The Analects, and
          Confucianism in East Asia,” Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences, Taibei,
          Taiwan, 8-9 March 2008.
“Describing Disease and Depicting Death: Plague and the Body in East Asia, 1894-1911” Paper presented at the
          international symposium on the “Typology of the Body,” Nagoya University, Japan, 16-17 February 2008.
          My participation in this international conference as sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of Education.
“Imperial Dreams and Colonial Tours: Japanese Tourism in Manchuria.” Paper presented at the international,
          “Japan-China Cultural Relations Workshop,” at the University of Victoria, BC, Canada, 24-26 January
          2008. My participation at this invited workshop was sponsored by the Social Sciences and Humanities
          Research Council of Canada.
“Networks of Colonial Medicine in Southern Manchuria, 1905-1932.” Paper presented at the conference,
          “Imagining and Practicing Imperial and Colonial Medicine, 1870-1960,” at the Wellcome Unit for the
          History of Medicine, University of Oxford, 10-12 January 2008.
“The Celtic Doctors of Manchuria: The Free Church of Scotland’s Medical Missionary Enterprises in Northeast
          China, 1880-1923—The Career of Dr. Dugald Christie.” Paper presented at the international symposium,
          “Medicine and Modernity in East Asia,” at the Sangnam Institute of Management, Yonsei University, 16-
          17 August 2007.
“Negotiating Hygiene on the Borders of Empires: The 1917 Sanitary ‘Crisis’ in the Manchurian Town of Andong.”
          Paper presented at the Sixth Global Conference on “Making Sense of Health Illness and Disease,” at
          Mansfield College, University of Oxford, 9-12 July 2007.
“Animal Farm Goes to War: The Development and Consumption of Manchuria’s Livestock Resources, 1905-1945.”
          Paper presented at the conference, “War and Suffering in Modern China,” at the Institute of Asian
          Research, University of British Columbia, 3-4 November 2006.
“The Tale of Three Cities: Plague along the South Manchuria Railway,” for presentation at the annual meeting for
          the American Association of the History of Medicine, Halifax, 4-7 May 2006.
“Profits and Pathogens: Managing Trade and Quarantine within the Japanese Empire.” Paper presented at the annual
          meeting for the Association of Asian Studies (AAS), San Francisco, 6-9 April 2006.
“Helpful Hands or Meddling Neighbors: International Efforts of Combat the Plague ion Manchuria.” Paper
          presented at the conference, “Globalization, Environmental Changes and Epidemic Diseases in Modern
          Asian History,” at Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan, 9-11 December 2005. My participation in this
          international conference was sponsored by the Japanese Academy of Sciences.
“Improving Livestock on the Steppes of Manchuria: Veterinary Medicine in the Service of the Japanese Empire.”
          Paper presented at the conference, “The History of Veterinary Medicine, Disease and Livestock
          Economies,” at St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford, 23-25 June 2005.


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“Treating Cossacks, Converts and Colonial Residents: Competing Visions of Modern Medicine and Hospitals in
         Manchuria.” Paper presented at the conference, “From Western Medicine to Global Medicine,” at the
         Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, University of Oxford, 19 March 2004.
“Sweating it Out in the Colonies: The Impact of the Influenza Pandemic on Southern Manchuria, 1918-1919.” Paper
         presented at the conference, “Foreign Fevers and Colonial Cures: Disease and Medicine in the British,
         French and Japanese Empires,” Acadia University, 23 August 2003.
“The Game is Afoot: Investigating the Reports of Dr. James Watson and Other Medical Officers of the Chinese
         Maritime Customs Service, 1860-1910.” Paper presented at the 2003 meeting of the Canadian Society for
         the History of Medicine, Dalhousie University, 30 May 2003.
“Creating a Safe and Prosperous Haven: The Development of Colonial Public Health in the Manchurian Port of
         Dalian, 1905-1927.” Paper presented at the XIII International Economic History Congress, Buenos Aires,
         25 July 2002.
“At the Crossroads of Civilisation: Chinese, Russian and Japanese Conceptualisations of Disease and Public Health
         in Manchuria, 1898-1945.” Paper presented at the 2002 Canadian Society for the History of Medicine
         meeting in Toronto, 25 May 2002.
“Combating Illness and Constructing Public Health: Disease and Hospitals in Japanese-Controlled Southern
         Manchuria.” Paper presented at the 2002 Association for Asian Studies meeting in Washington, D.C., on 5
         April 2002.
“Engineering Colonial Control: Battling Disease in Japanese-Controlled Southern Manchuria.” Paper presented at
         the Seventh International Conference on Sino-Japanese Relations in Washington, D.C., 5 December 2001.
“Zhimin tongzhi xia de yiyao yu zhimin tongzhi: Diu Guandong zhou zhimin qingxing de tansuo” [“Colonial
         Medicine and Colonial Control: Exploring the Case of the Guandong Leasehold”.] Paper presented at the
         Conference, “Twentieth Century China in Retrospective: New Views and Sources,” at Beijing University,
         16 July 2001.
“The Pursuit of Modernity and the Development of Colonial Medicine: A Case Study of the Guandong Leasehold in
         Dongbei, 1898-1945.” Paper presented at the international conference, “Reinterpreting Twentieth Century
         China: New Perspectives,” at Hong Kong Baptist University, 8 June 2001.
“Disease, Doctors and Development: Japanese Colonial Medicine in Manchuria.” Paper presented at the Seventy-
         Fourth Annual Meeting of the American Association for the History of Medicine, Charleston, SC, 20 April
         2001.
“Colonial Nostalgia and Contemporary Business Investment: Japan, China and the Allure of Manchuria.” Paper
         presented at the annual meeting of the Historical Society for Twentieth Century China, Fredericton, New
         Brunswick, 20 October 2000.
“Creating a Sanitary City: Healthcare and Disease in the Manchurian Port of Dalian, 1905-1931.” Poster presented
         at the 2000 Association for Asian Studies Meeting in San Diego, on 11 March 2000.
“Sickness and the Search for Sanitation: The Evolution of Japanese Colonial Governance in Southern Manchuria,
         1905-1931.” Paper presented at the Sixth International Conference on Sino-Japanese Relations, in San
         Francisco, 3-5 March 2000.
“The Jewel of Manchuria Under the Clouds of War: Life in the City of Dalian, 1931-1945.” Paper presented at the
         American Historical Association (AHA) Annual Meeting, in Chicago, 6-9 January 2000.
“Disease, Doctors, and Development: Healthcare and Medical Training in Colonial Manchuria, 1905-45.” Paper
         presented at the Canadian Society for the History of Medicine Annual Meeting, at the University of
         Sherbrooke, 5 June 1999.
“Tradition, Modernity, and Loyalty: Chinese Schools and Japanese Colonialism in Southern Manchuria, 1905-
         1945.” Paper presented at the Canadian Association of Slavists Annual Meeting, at the University of
         Sherbrooke, 3 June 1999.
“Chinese Labourers and the ‘Green Jade Mountain Village’: A Medical History of Chinese Migrants and Japanese
         Colonialism in Manchuria, 1905-1931.” Poster presented at the 1999 Association for Asian Studies (AAS)
         Annual Meeting, in Boston, on 13 March 1999
“The Tarnishing of the Manchurian Jewel: The Port of Dalian During the Anti-Japanese War.” Paper presented at
         the ‘The Impact of War on Chinese Society’ International Conference, hosted by the Institute of Asian
         Research, University of British Columbia, 18 April 1998.

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“Trouble with Koxinga (Zheng Chenggong): A History of the Dutch Expulsion from Taiwan in 1661-1662.” Paper
         presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Canadian Council for Southeast Asian Studies, Acadia University,
         5 October 1997.
“Cultivating the Mind, Body and Loyalty: Japanese Education in the Guandong Leasehold and Manzhouguo, 1905-
         1945.” Paper presented at the Canadian Asian Studies Session, Annual Learned Societies Conference,
         Memorial University, 4 June 1997.
“Nationalism and Local History: Patriotism or Self-Promotion? The 1923 Movement to Regain the Guandong
         Leasehold.” Paper presented at the ‘Nationalism and Post-nationalism in Eastern Asia’ Conference,
         University of Toronto, 7 September 1996.
“Local Struggles with National-Level History in the PRC: The 1923 Movement to Regain the Guandong
         Leasehold.” Paper presented at the 31st Regional Conference of Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast
         (ASPAC), University of Alberta, 22 June 1996.
“Liberation and Repatriation: The End of Japan’s Colonial Adventure in the Guandong Leasehold, 1945-46.” Paper
         presented at the International Symposium Commemorating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Pacific War:
         Reassessing the Sino-Japanese War (1937-45), held in Vancouver, BC, 18 December 1995.
“From Javelins to Newspapers: Sports, Culture, and the Media in the Guandong Leasehold, 1915-1945.” Paper
         presented at the Canadian Asian Studies Association (CASA) Annual Conference held at the Université de
         Montréal, 3 October 1993.
“The Japanese Development and Administration of Dalian, 1907-1937.” Paper presented at the Canadian Asian
         Studies Association (CASA) Annual Conference held at Brock University, 5 October 1991.

Accepted and Forthcoming Conference/Workshop Papers:
“Attempting to Maintain Balance: The Development of Chinese Medical Knowledge and Practice,” to be presented
        at the International Workshop, ‘Along the Silk Road: History, Art, Literature, and Culture in China,’ to be
        held at Reninson University College, University of Waterloo, 20-23 May 2010. (My participation in this
        invitation-only workshop is being financially supported by the Confucius Institute at Renison College.)

Conference/Workshop Panel Chair or Discussant:
Discussant and Plenary Roundtable Facilitator at the international workshop, “From De-Colonization to Re-
         Colonization: The History of Science and Medicine in Taiwan Across the 1949 Divide,” held at National
         Sun Yatsen University, Kaohsiung, 14-15 August 2009, and Co-Hosted by the Institute of Taiwan History,
         Academica Sinica. (My participation and attendance at this workshop was sponsored by the National
         Science Council, Republic of China (Taiwan).)
Chair and Discussant: “Western Medicine in a Chinese Context,” at the Workshop on Medical Culture in 19th and
         20th-Century Chinese East Asia: Comparative Colonial Medicine and Beyond, held at Chinese University
         of Hong Kong, 13 June 2009.
Discussant for the sessions: “Aspects of the Human Body: Hospitals and Physiology in Early Twentieth-Century
         Japan,” and “The Body and Japanese Literature During the Meiji Era,” at the International Symposium on
         the “Typology of the Body,” held at Nagoya University, Japan, 16 and 17 February 2008.
Chair of the session, “The Human Body in South Asia,” at the International Symposium on the “Typology of the
         Body,” held at Nagoya University, Japan, 16 February 2008.
Chair of the session, “Traditional Medicine and Locality,” at the International Symposium on “Medicine and
         Modernity in East Asia,” held at Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea, 17 August 2007.
Chair of the session, “The Manchurian Crisis at 75: New Interpretations,” at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the
         Association for Asian Studies, Boston, 24 March 2007.
Chair and Discussant: “The Handover of Sovereignty in 1997 and Its Implications on the Teaching of Social
         Science in Hong Kong,” the Canadian Asian Studies Session, Annual Learned Societies Conference,
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Conference Panel Organizer:
2006   Organized a panel titiled, “Plague Among the Living and Dead” (Session E3) for the 2006 annual meeting
       of the American Association for the History of Medicine held in Halifax, NS. I presented a paper at this
       session along with Ann G. Carmichael (Indiana University), and Ernelle Fife (SUNY-New Paltz). Professor
       John M. Eyler (University of Minnesota) served as the chair and discussant.
2002   Organized a panel titled, “Medical Issues and Public Health in the Japanese Imperium,” (Session 84) for
       the annual meeting of the Association for Asian Studies held in Washington, D.C. Professor Ka-che Yip of
       the University of Maryland chaired the session, and Professor James R. Bartholomew of Ohio State
       University served as the discussant. I presented a paper at this session along with Barbara Brooks (City
       University of New York), Ruth Rogaski (Vanderbilt University), and Susan L. Burns (University of
       Chicago).

Conference Organization:
2003   Organized and hosted an international conference at Acadia University, titled: “Foreign Fevers and
       Colonial Cures: Disease and Medicine in the British, French and Japanese Empires,” from 22 to 24 August
       2003. In addition to the regular logistics associated with organizing a conference, I also secured
       accreditation of this event from the Royal Canadian College of Physicians and Surgeons so that medical
       practitioners who attended the conference would receive professional education credits required for their
       licensing.
1997   Co-organized with Dr. Bruce Matthews (Department of History and Classics, and former Dean of the
       Faculty of Arts, Acadia University) with organizing the Biennial Meeting of the Canadian Council for
       Southeast Asian Studies: “Southeast Asia: New Perspectives on Regional Identity, Security and Ecology,”
       3-5 October 1997.

Invited Lectures and Research Presentations:
Paper titled, “Making the Few Many, and the Many Few: Problems with Statistical and Epidemiological Approaches
          to Understanding the History of Disease and Health in Colonial Manchuira,” presented at the Centre for the
          Social History of Health and Healthcare and the Department of History, University of Strathclyde,
          Glasgow, Scotland, 17 February 2009.
Paper titled, “Contagious Disease and Public Health Challenges: The Case of the Manchurian Port City of Dalian,
          1905-1931,” presented at Tsing Hwa National University, Taiwan, 10 March 2008.
Paper titled, “Colonial Epidemiology in Southern Manchuria: Exploring the Medical History of the Guandong
          (Kwantung) Leased Territory (Kantô-shû),” presented at the Institute for Humanities and Social Science
          Research, Academia Sinica, Taibei, Taiwan, 7 March 2008.
Paper titled, “The ‘Ewegenics’ of Empire: Sheep Breeding in Colonial Manchuria,” presented at the Atlantic
          Veterinary College, the University of Prince Edward Island, 5 April 2007.
Paper titled, “The Winter of Death: The Manchurian Pneumonic Plague Epidemic of 1910-1911,” presented to the
          Faculty of Arts, the University of Prince Edward Island, 4 April 2007.
Paper titled, “’Proving’ Modernity and Progress Using Statistics: Japanese Colonial Medicine and Public Health in
          Southern Manchuria,” presented at the Postgraduate Seminar Series (Coordinated by Dr. Patricia Barton) at
          the University of Strathclyde, 29 March 2006.
Paper titled, “Out of the Archives: Scottish Medical Missionaries in Manchuria,” presented to the MSc in Social
          History Seminar, “Britain’s Empire: Historiography and Archives,” at the University of Strathclyde, 17
          March 2006.
Paper titled, “The Winter of Death: Combating Pneumonic Plague in Manchuria,” presented to the Department of
          History, Faculty of Arts, and the Postgraduate Seminar on “Epidemic Diseases, Environmental Changes
          and Global Governance in Historical Perspective,” at the University of Strathclyde and Glasgow
          University, 14 March 2006.
Paper titled, “Japanese Colonial Medicine and Efforts to Combat the Plague in Manchuria, 1910-1911,” featured
          during the Hilary Term Seminar Series, “Medicine in the Modern Non-Western World,” at the Wellcome
          Unit for the History of Medicine, University of Oxford, 6 March 2006.


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Paper titled, “A Window to the Past: Exploring the Histories of Disease and Medicine in Manchuria Using Foreign
          (Scottish) Missionary Archives,” presented at the Japanese Society for the History of Medicine Workshop
          Series, Osaka, Japan, 6 August 2005.
Paper titled, “Disease and Colonial Development: A Case Study of Tuberculosis, the Influenza Pandemic, and Other
          Illnesses in Southern Manchuria, 1917-1926,” presented at the Japanese Society for the History of
          Medicine Seminar Series, Yokohama, Japan, 8 September 2002.
Paper titled, “Friendship, Conflict, and Distrust: A Review of Modern Sino-Japanese Relations,” delivered to the
          Law Society at the University of Hong Kong, 5 July 2002.
Paper titled, “Contractual Formal Empire in Southern Manchuria: Japan’s Attempts to Build a Northern Hong
          Kong,” presented at the Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong, 29 June 1999.
Paper titled, “Crisis in International Law and Early Chinese Nationalism,” presented at Duke University Law
          School, 25 February 1999. Co-sponsored by the International Law Society and the Asian Law Association
          at Duke University Law School, North Carolina.
Paper titled, “Constructing Colonial Space: Russian and Japanese Attempts to Develop the Manchurian Port City of
          Dalny/Dairen, 1898-1919,” presented at the Dalhousie University History Department Seminar Series, in
          Halifax, on 6 November 1998.
Invited Paper and Seminar Lecture on “Case Studies of the Port Cities of Talien and Kaohsiung, 1895-1945,” at the
          Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica, Taibei, Taiwan, 16 July 1996. [An abstract of this paper
          appeared in the November 1996 issue of Hanxue yanjiu tongxun (Newsletter for Research in Chinese
          Studies) 15:4 (1996): 371-2.]

Forthcoming Invited Papers and Research Presentations:
Paper titled, “Imag(in)ing Death and Disease: Japanese Photographic Representations of the Manchurian Pneumonic
          Plague Outbreak of 1910-1911,” to be presented for the Hilary Term Seminar Series at the Wellcome Unit
          for the History of Medicine, University of Oxford, 22 February 2010.
Paper titled,” The Thorny Problem with Thistle Street: Glasgow’s 1900 Bubonic Plague Outbreak,” to be presented
          for the History of Medicine Seminar Series at the University of Glasgow, 23 February 2010.

Major Newspaper Articles:
“A Lesson in Public Health,” Halifax Chronicle Herald, 13 April 2003, C3. (A 2,000 word article for the
        Sunday Observer that placed the SARS crisis in historical perspective.) (The Halifax Chronicle Herald has
        the largest circulation of any newspaper in Atlantic Canada.)
“China and the WTO,” in The Chronicle Herald (Halifax), 25 November 2001, C2. (A 2,500 word article on
        China’s entry into the WTO and recent economic and social changes in the PRC.)
“The Long March to the Golden Arches,” in The Chronicle Herald (Halifax), 10 October 2000, C2. (A 2,200 word
        article on the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.)
“Memories of Massacre,” in The Chronicle Herald (Halifax), 30 May 1999, B2. (A 2,000 word article on the tenth
        anniversary of the Tiananmen Democracy Movement of 1989.)
“Pearl Harbor Denial: A Retrospective on 7 December 1941”, in The Chronicle Herald (Halifax), 6
        December 1998, C2. (A 1,700 word article on the anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and
        contemporary US-Asia relations.)

Television Series Appearances: Food Essence (Charles Bishop Productions for the Life Network television
division, 1997-1999). Interviewed for, and appeared on, the following history of food episodes: “Some Like it Hot
[Spice Trade],” “Peppercorns,” “Butter,” “Bananas,” and “Vanilla.”

National Radio Interviews:
2009    Interviewed by two Canadian Broadcasting (CBC) radio stations (Vancouver and Prince George, British
        Columbia) for the Morning Show, 27 April 2009. (Interviewed on the outbreak of ‘swine flu’ H1N1 in
        Mexico and North America, and what insights the history of previous influenza outbreaks and even
        pandemics can shed on recent developments and how governments are preparing to deal with public health
        crises.

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2003    Interviewed by 14 national Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) radio stations (from St. Johns,
        Newfoundland, to Victoria, British Columbia) for the Morning Show, 23 April 2003. (Interviewed on the
        history of the influenza pandemic of 1918-1919, and how understanding the history of this medical crisis
        provides some insight into the recent SARS crisis.)

                                         PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

University, Faculty and Departmental Service:
2009-Present     Chair, Acadia University Planning Committee
2009-Present     Chair, Faculty of Arts Steering Committee
2006-Present     Chair, Faculty of Arts Heads and Director Committee
2006-Present     Chair, Faculty of Arts Planning Committee
2006-Present     Chair, Faculty of Arts Student Recruitment, Enrolment and Retention Committee
2006-Present     Member of Acadia University’s Presidential Advisory Council
2006-Present     Administrative Representative on the four-personal Joint Committee to Interpret the Faculty
                 Association’s Collective Agreement
2006-Present     Senator, Acadia University
2006-Present     Chair, Acadia Art Gallery Advisory Board
2006-Present     Chair, All Department Renewal, Tenure and Promotion Committees in the Faculty of Arts at
                 Acadia University
2007-Present     Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Leader for Acadia University
2006-2007        Chair, University Honours Committee
2006-2007        Chair, University Research Committee
2006-2007        Chair, University Graduate Studies Committee
2006-2007        Ex-officio member of the University Research Ethics Board (REB)
2006-2007        Co-Chair of the Acadia University Learning Commons Steering Committee
2006-2007        Presidential Appointee to Oversee the Implementation of the Strategic Plan
2006-2007        Vice-President Academic Search Committee Member (Decanal Representative)
2005-2006        Co-Chair of the Acadia University Capital Campaign (‘The Tides are Turning’: $50 million)
2005-2006        One of Three Senators to Draft the Final Version of the University’s Strategic Plan
2005-2006        Vice-President Academic Search Committee Member (Representative from the Faculty of Arts)
2004-2006        Elected Senator from the Faculty of Arts, Acadia University
2003-2004        Ad hoc member of the University Honours Committee
1999-2002        Co-Director of the Division of Research and Graduate Studies
1999-2002        Senator, Acadia University
1999-2002        Ex-officio member of the Research Ethics Board
1999-2002        Chair, University Committee on Research and Graduate Studies
1999-Present     University Representative to the Canadian Federation of Humanities and Social Sciences
1998-2001        Member of the Acadia University Planning Committee
1998-2001        Member of the Acadia University Academic Sector Planning Committee
1997-1998        Member of the Acadia University Committee on Research and Graduate Studies
1997-1998        Member of the Research and Graduate Studies Subcommittee on Ethics and Research
1996-2001        Member of the Acadia University Scholarship and Awards Committee.
1997-2009        Member of the Acadia University Judicial Board (Faculty Representative).
1997-1998        Member of the Acadia University Internal Grants Committee.
1997-1998        Member of the Faculty of Arts Bylaw Committee.
1996-1999        Member of the University Benefits Committee
1996-1998        Member of the Faculty of Arts Nominating Committee. (Chair for the 1997-1998 year.)
1996-1998        Member of the Kirkconnell Scholarship Committee, Faculty of Arts, Acadia University. (Chair of
                 the Committee for the years 1996-7 and 1997-8.)
1996-2002        Member of the Reid Lecture Series Committee, Faculty of Arts, Acadia University.
1996-2005        Member of Departmental Hiring Committees for seven (7) Tenure-Track Positions

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Faculty Association and Other University Community Service:
2005-2006        Past-President, Acadia University Faculty Association (AUFA)
2004-2005        President, AUFA
2003-2004        Chair, AUFA
1997-1998        Executive Member-at-Large, Acadia University Faculty Association
1997-1998        Editor of the AUFA Communicator newsletter.
1997-1998        AUFA Liaison Officer with the Acadia Students’ Union Executive.
1997-Present     Faculty Advisor to the Acadia Chinese Students’ Club.
1996-1999        Faculty Advisor to the Paul Tom Debating Society, Acadia University.
1997-1999        Organized Acadia’s Diefenbaker Debating Tournament.
1996-2002        Judge at the Diefenbaker Debating Tournament, Acadia University.

Professional Service and Positions:
2009-Present     Manuscript reviewer for the University of British Columbia Press Asian Studies series.
2008-Present     Member of the Program for the History of Health at the Research Center for Humanities and
                 Social Sciences, Acadmia Sinica, Taibei, Taiwan. Project Director: Dr. Angela Leung, Chinese
                 University of Hong Kong.
2008-Present     Manuscript reviewer for the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) monograph series.
2007-Present     Reviewer for The Nuffield Foundation, New Career Development Fellowship Programme, UK.
2006-Present     Elected to the Editorial Board for the Social History of Medicine (Oxford University Press)—the
                 peer-reviewed journal for the Society for the Social History of Medicine (Re-elected for a second
                 term in the summer of 2009).
2005-2006        Reviewer for the Bulletin for the History of Medicine (The Johns Hopkins University Press)—the
                 peer-reviewed journal for the American Association for the History of Medicine.
2005-Present     Manuscript reviewer for Routledge’s East Asian History and History of Medicine Series.
2005-2006        Manuscript reviewer for Longman’s Asian History Series.
2004-Present     Editorial Board Member and Book Review Editor for H-NEAsia—an edited internet discussion
                 board (within the H-Net system) for scholars specialising in the history, politics, religions, and
                 economies of Northeast Asia (Japan, Korea, Mongolia, Manchuria, and Siberia.)
2001-Present     Reviewer for Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Research Grants Program.
1996-1998        Bibliographer for the newsletter of the Urban History Society.
1996 and 2000 External Grant Reviewer for the Department of National Defence, Ottawa.

Community Service:
2009-Present  Nova Scotia 4-H, Kings County Council
2009-Present  Chair, Kings County 4-H Agricultural Fair, Prizes and Awards Committee

                                      PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Association for the History of Medicine
Association for Asian Studies
Canadian Asian Studies Association
Canadian Society for the History of Medicine
Historical Society for Twentieth Century China (Affiliate of the American Historical Association)
Society for the History of Technology (SHOT-Asia Network Member)
Society for the Social History of Medicine




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