Associate Professor of History, Bishop's University

David Webster (Ph.D. British Columbia 2005) teaches international and Asian history topics with a focus on the 20th century. He is an associate professor of History at Bishop’s University and previously held positions at the Universities of Toronto, San Francisco and Regina. His book Fire and the Full Moon: Canada and Indonesia in a Decolonizing World (UBC Press, 2009) examines Canada-Indonesia relations from 1945 to 1999 at both government and civil society levels. He is the editor of Flowers in the Wall: Truth and Reconciliation in Timor-Leste, Indonesia and Melanesia (University of Calgary Press, 2017).


  • –present
    Associate professor of History, Bishop's University


  • 2005 
    University of British Columbia, Ph.D./History