Michael Hawkins

Michael Hawkins, Ph.D.

Michael Hawkins, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Associate Chair, Department of History

402.280.2347
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MichaelHawkins@creighton.edu

Michael Hawkins

Michael Hawkins received his PhD in history from Northern Illinois University in 2009. His research interests revolve around empire, Islam, and agency in Asia with a particular interest in notions of historical time. Michael is a former Fulbright Fellow to the Philippines where he lived for many years. His is the author of Making Moros: Imperial Historicism and American Military Rule in the Philippine Muslim South (2013).

Education

PhD (2009) Northern Illinois University
MA (2004) Boise State University
BA (2002) Brigham Young University

Courses Taught

History of Southeast Asia
Modern China
Modern Japan
Colonialism and Agency
Colonial Legacies in Asia

Books

Making Moros: Imperial Historicism and American Military Rule in the Philippines’ Muslim South (NIU Press, 2013)

Filipino Tapestry: Tagalog Language Through Culture, w/ Rhodalyne Gallo-Crail (University of Wisconsin Press, 2012)

Tagalog Verb Dictionary, w/ Rhodalyne Gallo-Crail (NIU Press, 2011

Recent Articles

“Life and Times: The Temporal Habitations of R.A. Kartini,” Kronoscope, 14, no. 1 (April 2014): 35-50.

“Masculinity Reborn: Chivalry, Misgyony, Potency and Violence in the Philippines’ Muslim South, 1899-1914,” Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 44, no. 2 (June 2013): 250-265.

“Our Present Concern: Historicism, Teleology and Contingent Histories of a More Democratic Global Past,” Rethinking History 15, no. 3 (September 2011): 373-392.

“Managing a Massacre: Savagery, Civility and Gender in Moro Province in the Wake of Bud Dajo,” Philippine Studies 58, no. 1 (2011): 81-103

“Imperial Historicism and American Military Rule in the Philippines’ Muslim South,” Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 39, no.3 (Oct. 2008): 411-29.

Honors

Magis Faculty Research Grant, College of Arts and Sciences, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska (Summer, 2014)

Magis Core Development Grant, College of Arts and Sciences, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska (July, 2013)

J. William Fulbright Research Grant, 2007-2008, Philippines (awarded March, 2007)