associate professor, history of the wider world
Department of History
Centre for the
Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures
Simon Fraser University
University of California, Berkeley
A.B. (honors), History and
Mathematics, University of
A.A., German and Spanish, MiraCosta College
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天下歷史 sub-celestial history
world (ca. 1400 to 1800)
Christianity, Islam, and
mortality, ploughs, humour
HIST 130 Fundamentals of World History
China to 1800: Middle Kingdom in Global Perspective
Approaches to History
Christianity and Globalization
Problems in the History of Religion: Jesus in Early Modern Visual Arts
Problems in World History:
Early Modern Religion
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Salvation and Globalization in the Early Jesuit Missions.
Cambridge University Press, 2008.
winner, Canadian Historical Association, Wallace K. Ferguson Prize
World History Association, Graduate Paper Prize (Chapter
Jesuit Spiritual Economy")
Periodization in the Classroom," co-authored with B. Marriott, History Compass
6 (2008): 1368-81.
"Faith in Empire:
Religious Sources of Legitimacy for Expansionist Early-Modern States,"
in Politics and Reformations: Communities, Polities, Nations, and
Empires: Essays in
Honor of Thomas A. Brady, Jr., ed. C. Ocker, M. Printy, P. Starenko, and
P. Wallace (Leiden: Brill, 2007), 571-87.
Missionaries, and Globalization in the Early-Modern Pacific,"
Journal of Global History 1.1 (2006): 51-58.
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