Alumnus Kelly Hammond has been appointed to the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in East Asian history at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
Kelly received her MA in History from SFU in 2007. Her thesis, supervised by Dr. Jacob Eyferth, was titled "The Shanghai Mixed Court, 1863-1880: Colonial Institution Building and the Creation of Legal Knowledge as a Process of Interaction and Mediation between the Chinese and the British."
Kelly is currently a Research Fellow at Georgetown University. She expects to defend her PhD dissertation, "Winning Hearts and Minds? Japanese involvement with Muslims in North China, ca. 1931-1945" in June before taking up her position in Fayetteville.