Dr. James Sedgwick

OFFICE:

BAC 448

OFFICE HOURS:
Monday 2:30 pm -4:30 pm
Friday 10:30 am-12:30 pm
PHONE: (902) 585-1256
EMAIL: james.sedgwick@acadiau.ca
Twitter: @History_Lives

 

TEACHING INTERESTS:

Global History, China, Japan, Genocide & Justice, Empire
 
 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

International Law, Human Rights, Global Governance, War Crimes, Mass Violence, Social Networks, Transnational Advocacy, Emotions, Pain & Trauma, Humanitarianism
 

STUDENT SUPERVISION AND PROJECTS:

Sarah Atkinson, On a Mission: Eva Bessie Lockhart in India (archival thesis, in progress)

Mercedes Peters, A Respectable Solution to the Indian Problem: Canadian Genocidal Intent, Non-Physical Conceptions of Destruction and Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq 1867-1970 (thesis, in progress)

Alex Quesnel, American Diplomacy through the Lens of Non-State Actors: The China Hands, The China Lobby, and the Chinese Civil War (thesis completed) – 2014-2015

Yuan Jianda, ‘I Want to Like a Fire’: Resisting Russian and Japanese Imperialism in Manchuria, 1895-1945 (thesis completed) – 2013-2014

Will Cann, Leaps of Faith: Effectiveness of Airborne Operations in World War II (thesis completed) – 2013-2014