Kenneth Hammond, Ph.D.

Professor  hammond


Office Hours:

MWF 10-11 am (or by appointment)

Breland 245



Ph.D., Harvard University, 1994


Dr. Hammond received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in History and East Asian Languages in 1994, and has taught at NMSU ever since.  He specializes in the history of China in the Early Modern period, especially the 16th century.  He has published numerous articles on Chinese intellectual and political history, and his book Pepper Mountain: The Life, Death and Posthumous Career of Yang Jisheng, 1516-1555 came out in 2007.  In 1999 Dr. Hammond was a research fellow at the Institute of History at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing, and in 2002-03 he was a visiting fellow at the International Institute for Asian Studies in Leiden, the Netherlands.  He also works in global and comparative history, and is interested in urban history and cartography.


Spring 2018 Courses:

HIST 112G: Global History since 1500

HIST 434/568: Urban History: Chinese Cities

HIST 596: Research Seminar