Tom is a PhD candidate in the Faculty of History at Trinity Hall, Cambridge. Funded jointly by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and Trinity Hall, Tom’s doctoral thesis considers American Protestant missionaries in Hawai’i and the Philippines in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. In particular, he is interested in how these missionaries made use of historical narratives to mediate their relationship both with American empire, and with the populations among whom they worked.
He previously completed a BA in History and an MPhil in Historical Studies at Selwyn College, Cambridge. His research interests include American history, Pacific history, belief, temporality, and conversion.
News & Events
26th Sep 2017
CIRIS Graduate Research Associate Margot Dazey has been awarded a Fox International Fellowship to spend the year at Yale University. Fox Fellows are selected for their potential to offer practical solutions to the problems which stand in the way of the world’s peace and prosperity. Hosted at the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, […]
13th Jul 2017
13 July 2017 – CIRIS Graduate Research Associate Tobias Müller recently contributed a chapter in a report on Muslims in the UK and Europe published by the Centre for Islamic Studies at Cambridge University. Müller’s chapter, ‘Constructing Islam and Secularism in the German Islam Conference,’ argues that beyond the intentions expressed by government officials, the aims of the […]
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