Kyle Jackson

BA (SFU), MA (SOAS), PhD (Warwick)
Surrey Office: Main 2850H

Kyle Jackson completed a Ph.D. (Warwick, 2017) on the environmental and religious history of Northeast India under the supervision of Professor Emeritus David Hardiman and Professor Roberta Bivins. Jackson's thesis was a finalist for the Royal Asiatic Society's Bayly Prize and was awarded the International Convention of Asia Scholars' "Ground-breaking Subject Matter Accolade." His first book, The Mizo Discovery of the British Raj: Empire and Religion in Northeast India, 1890-1920, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2023. 

Jackson's articles on Northeast India, historical methodology, and pedagogy appear in Modern Asian Studies, History Compass, and Studies in History. A Dean of Arts Teaching Award winner at KPU, he teaches and researches global histories of colonialism, religion, and animals 

Areas of Interest

Colonialism, religion, animals, labour, digital history, sensory history, and graphic history. 

Scholarly Work