Katrina Gulliver teaches history at Bristol University. She holds a PhD from
Cambridge and has worked at universities and museums in the US, UK, Germany,
Singapore and Australia.
Her first book, Modern Women in China and Japan, discussed the development of
feminism and modernity in the 1920s and 30s. Her research interests include
Southeast Asia and the Pacific, and the development of port cities. She has taught
courses on the histories of Asia since the spice race, urban history, and the
development of policing and forensics. She is also the co-editor of the ‘Pacific Worlds’
series from the University of Nebraska Press, covering the histories and cultures of the
Pacific. She is the creator of the podcast Cities in History, which is used in college
classrooms around the world.
Katrina’s articles and reviews appear regularly in The Spectator and Slate, and she has
written for TIME, The Atlantic, The American Conservative, Reason, and The Weekly
Standard. Currently she is working on a history of urban life. Follow her on twitter