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)