Dr. Dirk Ballendorf
Professor of History and Micronesian Studies
Dr. Ballendorf has a student-oriented web site at:
Dr. Ballendorf's research interests and publications include Spanish, German, Japanese, and American colonial periods in Micronesia; history, politics, and general social and economic development. Project have been: oral histories of the Japanese administrations in the northern Marianas and Palau as seen from the islanders' perspective. Publications include articles on the German administration in Palau, Japanese administration in Palau, and American contemporary developments. Together with colleagues, one historical dictionary has been published, and another is in preparation.
||D.A. Ballendorf and M.L. Bartlett, Peter Ellis; An Amphibious Warfare Prophet, 1880-1923, Annapolis: U.S. Naval Institute Press, 1996.|
||W.L. Wuerch and D.A. Ballendorf, An Historical Dictionary of Guam and Micronesia, Washington: University Press of America, 1995.|
||D.A. Ballendorf, "Micronesia in the Year 2000," Islands, Culture and Development, Paris, UNESCO, 1991.|