Kelly Anne Hammond

Kelly Anne Hammond

Assistant Professor

(ARSC)-Arts & Sciences


Phone: 479-575-3893

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Kelly Hammond is an Assistant Professor of East Asian History in the Department of History. She received her PhD from Georgetown University in 2015. Hammond specializes in modern Chinese and Japanese history, and her work focuses on Islam and politics in 20th-century East Asia. Her first book, China’s Muslims and Japan’s Empire: Centering Islam in World War II will be published in fall 2020 with the University of North Carolina Press in their “Islamic Civilization and Muslim Networks” series. Her work has been supported by the Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS China Studies postdoctoral fellowship, the Center for Chinese Studies in Taiwan, the American Philosophical Association, and the Kluge Center at the Library of Congress. Hammond serves on the editorial board of Twentieth-Century China. She is also a fellow in cohort VI of the Public Intellectual Program sponsored by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. Her next project is tentatively titled Islam and Politics in the East Asian Cold War.

PhD, Georgetown University, 2015