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Dr. John Stanley

Dr. John StanleyAssociate Professor
Lytle Hall Rm 145


  • B.A. Moravian College
  • M.A., Ph.D. School of Oriental and Africa Studies, University of London


  • Chinese History
  • Christianity in Chinese History
  • Japanese History

Courses Taught

  • HIS 151CD: East Asia to 1800
  • HIS 254WI: East Asia since 1800
  • HIS 353WI: Communist Revolution in China
  • HIS 357: Missionary Enterprise in China
  • HIS 369: Missionaries and Christianity in China

Selected Publications

  • John Stanley, "Christianity and Female Empowerment: The American Presbyterian Mission Schools in Weixian, Shandong Province (1883-1920)," Social and Cultural Research no. 8 (2009), 1-33.
  • John Stanley, "Professionalizing the Rural Medical Missions in Weixian, 1890-1925," in Healing Bodies, Saving Souls: Medical Missions in Asia and Africa, ed., David Hardiman (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2006), 115-136.
  • John Stanley, "Mission Education as a Community Effort in Early Twentieth-Century North China," Asia Pacific Perspectives vol. 5 (2004), 27-32.


History Club's Professor of the Year 2016