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David Campion

Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. Associate Professor of History and Department Chair

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Professor Campion is Lewis & Clark’s historian of Modern Britain and Ireland, the British Empire, and Modern South Asia.  In addition to his teaching and research, he is the faculty coordinator for Army ROTC. Prof. Campion has been at Lewis & Clark since 2002 and has led overseas programs in East Africa and Australia.

Specialty

Modern Britain & Ireland, British Empire, South Asia

Teaching

Fall 2017
HIST 221 Tudor & Stuart Britain, 1485-1688
HIST 328 The British Empire

Spring 2018
HIST 217 The Emergence of Modern South Asia
HIST 298 Literature and History of 20th-century Britain

See Prof. Campion’s full list of courses for more offerings.

Research

Prof. Campion’s research interests focus primarily on the British Empire in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries—particularly in North India, Ireland, and the Mediterranean. He has studied the influence of Irish revolutionaries in the development of Indian nationalism and is currently working on a book about the Indian Police during British colonial rule. His scholarly interests tend to focus on the effects of cross-cultural contact, particularly in a colonial setting.  Prof. Campion’s research and teaching have been supported by the William J. Fulbright Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies, the Andrew J. Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Institute of Indian Studies, and the Rotary International Foundation.

Academic Credentials

Ph.D., M.A., Virginia: History
B.A., Georgetown: History & English

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Contact

David Campion’s office is located in room 409 of Miller Center.

email

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David Campion Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. Associate Professor of History and Department Chair

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