David Baillargeon

Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Arlington

Dr Baillargeon is Assistant Professor in History at the University of Texas Arlington. He completed his PhD in Modern British History from the University of California - Santa Barbara in 2018. His dissertation, entitled " 'A Burmese Wonderland': British World Mining and the Making of Colonial Burma", focuses on the Burma Corporation, a transnational mining corporation whose operations were located in the Northern Shan States of British Burma during the early twentieth century. His work has been supported by a Mellon Fellowship from the Institute of Historical Research in London, a Dissertation Fellowship from the University of California Center for New Racial Studies, and a Mellon Dissertation Completion Fellowship from the Council for European Studies. His work has been published in Abolition and Slavery, Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History and other fora.  He is leading Stream 3 ("Spaces of Occupation") of the COTCA Project, and created the Spaces of the Malayan Emergency Digital Map on this site.

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