Dr. Paul A. Rodell
Professor of History (1992).
B.A., Northern Illinois University, 1968; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1982, 1992.
Teaching and Research Interests: Southeast Asia, the Philippines, Religion, World History
Upper Division Courses:
- HIST/IS 3534 Modern Southeast Asia
- HIST 3234 Islam in Southeast Asia
- HIST 3150 History of Vietnam
- HIST 4635 Senior Seminar: Memory as History — History as Memory
- HIST 7632 Readings Seminar in Non-Western History
Department of History
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8054
Statesboro, GA 30460-8054
Office: #3093, Interdisciplinary Academic Building
Tel.: (912) 478-1430
Fax: (912) 478-0377
- “The Syncretic Philippine Culture,” in Thompson and Batalla, eds., Routledge Handbook on the Contemporary Philippines, NY, Routledge, 2018, 321-29
- “Embracing the Pejorative, Challenging Authority: Resistance in the Philippines and the African Diaspora,” World History Connected, (October 2017)
- “How ISIS Has Arrived in the Philippines,” Oasis: Christians and Muslims in the Global World, October 2017.
- “The International Voluntary Service (IVS) in Vietnam: The Impact of War on Idealism, 1960-1967,” Peace & Change, Vol. 27, No. 2 (April 2002) 225-44
- Culture and Customs of the Philippines, Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, 2002, 247 p.
Professional Activities, Awards, and Honors:
- Treasurer, Association for Global South Studies, 2018-21
- Chair, Philippine Studies Group, Association for Asian Studies, 2009-2011
- Director, “Islam in Asia,” teaching workshop, Asian Studies Development Program of the East-West Center, Honolulu, given in Savannah, September 2007
- Executive Director, Association of Third World Studies, 1996 – 2002
- Cecil B. Currey Book Award for Culture and Customs of the Philippines, Association. of Third World Studies, 2002
- “Playing with Fire: Wim Geertman in the Philippines” (article in progress)
- “Contemporary Philippine Theater and the Memory of Martial Law” (article in progress)
- “Charles Lindbergh an Early Environmentalist and the Philippines” (article in progress)
Last updated: 3/30/2022