Office: AQ 6008
Areas of Study: ASIA
Future courses may be subject to change.
Ph.D, History, York University, Canada M.A., History, York University M.A., East Asian Studies, University of Toronto B.A., General Honours, University of Toronto.
Japanese psychiatric profession, Japanese thought control/internal security system.
More than a Momentary Nightmare: The Yokohama Incident and Wartime Japan.
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998
- "Unfaithful Wives and Dissolute Labourers in Wartime Japan: 'Moral Panic' and the Mobilisation of Women into the Work Force," Gender and History, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2006.
- "State Propaganda and Mental Disorders: The Issue of Psychiatric Casualties among Japanese Soldiers during the Asia-Pacific War," Bulletin of the History of Medicine, Vol. 78, No. 4 (Winter 2004): 804-35.
- "Mental Health as Public Peace: Kaneko Junji and the Promotion of Psychiatry in Modern Japan," Modern Asian Studies, Vol. 38, No. 4 (2004): 899-930.
- "Internal Security in Wartime Japan (1937-1945) and the Creation of Internal Insecurity," Canadian Journal of History, Vol. 31, No. 3, December 1996: 395-411.
Areas of Graduate Supervision:
Japan (all but especially 20th century)
SSHRCC Standard Research Grant (1999-2003)
Japan Foundation Fellowship (1991-1992)
Japanese Ministry of Education Research Scholarship (1987-1989)