Dr. Michele Thompson

PROFESSOR OF HISTORY                                   Picture of Dr. Thompson

Office:  EN C219D
Phone: 203-392-5614
Email: mailto:thompsonc2@southernct.edu

EDUCATION

PhD, University of Washington
MA, University of Washington
BA, University of Alabama 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS 

Article, "The Nguyen Initiative to Acquire Vaccinia, 1820-21" in Acta: First International Conference of History of Medicine in Southeast Asia Harold J. Cook and Laurence Monnais eds. Clio Medica The Wellcome Series in teh History of Medicine (Amsterdam: Rodopi, forthcoming).

Article, "Jean Marie Despiau: Much Maligned Physician in the Service of the Nguyen Dynasty" in Wynn Wilcox ed. Vietnam and the West: New Approaches. (Ithaca: Cornell Southeast Asia Publications, 2010).

Article, "Sinification as Limitation: Minh Mang's prohibition on use of Nom and the resulting marginalization of Nom medical texts," in Florence Bretelle ed. Looking at it from Asia: The processes that shaped the sources of History of Science. Vo. 265 of Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science (Boston: Springer, 2010).

Article, "Scripts and Medical Scripture in Vietnam: Nom and Classical Chinese in the Historic Transmission of Medical Knowledge in Pre-Twentieth Century Vietnam," in Trinh Khac Manh et al. Nghien Cuu Chu Nom (Research on Nom Script) Ha Noi: Nha Xuat Ban Khoa Hoc Xa Hoi 2006 [First published electronically, "Scripts and Medical Scripture in Vietnam: Nom and Classical Chinese in the Historic Transmission of Medical Knowledge in Pre-Twentieth Century Vietnam," Thoi Dai Moi no. 5 (July 2005) http://www.thoidai.org]

Article, "Western Science in Indochina, 1800-1998" in Ronald Numbers ed. The Cambridge History of Science Vol. 8 Modern Science in National and International Context (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).

Article, "Tue Tinh Vietnamese Monk-Physician at the Ming Court" in Linda L. Barnes and TJ Hinrichs eds. The Illustrated History of Chinese Medicine and Healing. (Harvard University Press, forthcoming 2011) 

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

SE Asia, History of Science, Medicine and Technology, Comparative Colonialisms

COURSES

HIS 100   HIS 105   HIS 200   HIS 298   HIS 300  HIS 320   HIS 347   HIS 398   HIS 485
HIS 501   HIS 526   HIS 529   HIS 582   HIS 598

SUGGESTED LINKS
Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University
http://eastasianstudies.research.yale.edu/