Contributors / October 2017 (Issue 37)


William Noseworthy
ImageWilliam (Billy) Noseworthy is a Lecturer in the Department of History at University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has been researching in the field of Diaspora History and Literature since he was an undergraduate at Oberlin College (2003-2007). In 2006 he took his first trip to Vietnam and has been working in the field of Southeast Asian Studies ever since. He has travelled for work, intellectual interests and pleasure to Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, Bali (Indonesia), Egypt, India, Singapore, Hong Kong, England, the Netherlands and France. In another life he was an English teacher in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, and Brooklyn, NY. He also spent a good amount of time in between, hitchhiking, playing guitar in coffee shops for bus money, and 'riding greyhounds' (2006-2009). Noseworthy has taught courses on History of the Vietnam Wars, History of the Afro-Atlantic, Asian-American History, History of China, Introduction to World Religions, Religions in a Global Perspective, Asian Religions in a Global Perspective, and Buddhism. He has published a handful of articles and book chapters in Vietnamese and English on Asian Studies oriented topics, including a recent article on Islam in Southeast Asia in Suwannabhumi: Multidisciplinary Journal of Southeast Asian Studies. [Reviews]

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