Ph.D.in History and East Asian Languages, Harvard University, 1986.
M.A. in History, the University of Virginia, 1980.
B.A. in Asian Studies, Australian National University, 1978.
Associate Principal, College for Interdisciplinary Studies, UBC, June 2008-Dec. 2009.
Acting Director, Institute of Asian Research, UBC, 2004-2005; Jan-June 2007.
Professor, Louis Cha Chair, Institute of Asian Research, University of British Columbia, 2002-present.
Distinguished Visiting Fellow in Asian Studies, The Colorado College, 2004-2009.
Visiting Professor, Australian Defense Force Academy, June 1995.
Professor of History, The Colorado College, 2002.
Associate Professor of History, The Colorado College, 1994 - 2002.
Assistant Professor of History, The Colorado College, 1988 to 1994.
Assistant Professor of History, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1986-87.
History, East Asian Languages