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Glenn May

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Biographical Information

  • Professor, specializing in Southeast Asian history, history of U.S. foreign relations, and Chicano history
  • B.A. 1966, Yale
  • M.Phil 1971, Yale
  • Ph.D 1975, Yale
  • With the U of O since 1983


  • Inventing a Hero: The Posthumous Re-Creation of Andres Bonifacio(Wisconsin, 1996)
  • Battle for Batangas: A Philippine Province at War(Yale University Press, 1991)
  • A Past Recovered: Essays on Philippine History and Historiography(New Day, 1987)
  • Social Engineering in the Philippines: The Aims, Execution, and Impact of American Colonial Policy, 1900-1913(Greenwood Press, 1980)

Fellowships, Grants, and Honors

  • Senior Fellowship, International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden
  • Social Social Research Council Faculty Grant
  • Fulbright-Hays Lectureship
  • Australian National University Research Fellowship
  • Louis Knott Koontz Prize for Most Deserving Article, Pacific Historical Review
  • Carnegie Fellowship
  • Oregon Committee of the Humanities Grant


  • North from Weslaco: Sonny Montes and the Chicano Colonial Experience.
  • Recent Teaching
  • Vietnam and the United States
  • Philippine History
  • Cold War