Andrew Peterson - D-1-236 MAK, (616) 331-2851
Visiting Professor of History
Fields: World History, Early Modern Europe, Colonial Southeast Asia, Maritime History
Degrees: Ph.D., University of Hawaii; M.A., San Diego State University; B.A., Grand Valley State University
Dr. Peterson's research focuses on Spanish shipbuilding and seafaring in the Pacific during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. His current project centers on shipbuilding in the early colonial Philippines and its impact on indigenous populations.