David Webster is an assistant professor in the History department of Bishop’s University, located in Sherbrooke, Quebec. He received his BA from York University sand his MA and Ph D from the University of British Columbia while working as a journalist and human rights researcher. He has taught International Relations at the University of Toronto and International Studies at the University of Regina, and also worked as a Kiriyama research fellow at the University of San Francisco's Center for the Pacific Rim.
Webster is the author of Fire and the Full Moon: Canada and Indonesia in a Decolonizing World (UBC Press, 2009) and collection editor of East Timor Testimony (Between the Lines, 2004). He has published articles on Asian history and Canada’s trans-Pacific relations in journals including Diplomatic History, Pacific Affairs, and Asia Pacific Viewpoint.