Professor of East/Southeast Asian History, Boise State University

Shelton Woods was born and raised in the Philippines. For his first 18 years, he lived in Baguio City and moved to the United States following high school graduation. He received his MA in Modern Chinese History from California State University, Northridge and his PhD in Southeast Asian History from UCLA. He is the author of numerous books and articles. Dr. Woods has also won several awards for excellence in teaching. At Boise State University he has served in the administrative capacities of Department Chair, Associate Dean, and Dean. Woods is currently completing his fourth book on Vietnam as well as the biography of John Early--an American governor in colonial Philippines.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of East/Southeast Asian History, Boise State University

Education

  • 1993 
    UCLA, PhD in Southeast Asian History
  • 1987 
    Cal State Northridge, MA in Modern Chinese History

Publications

  • 2016
    "The Biggest Gamble: The Philippines Challenges China at the International Tribune", American Journal of Chinese Studies
  • 2013
    The Story of Viet Nam: From Prehistory to the Present, Association of Asian Studies
  • 2013
    "Gray Love: The Career of Governor John Early in the Cordilleras", Philippine Studies
  • 2010
    "Oil for China: The Sino-Russian Waltz", Journal of Energy and Development
  • 2002
    A Broken Mirror: Fundamentalism in the Philippines, New Day Publishers
  • 2002
    Vietnam: A Global Studies Handbook, ABC-CLIO
  • 1997
    "The First Americans in Ilocos", Philippine Studies
  • 1997
    "The Myth of Cambodia's Recovery", Contemporary Southeast Asia
  • 1997
    "Patents, Piracy, and the Public Good: IPR Protection and the United States", Business Horizons