Credentials: PhD (Michigan)
Position title: Associate Director, Center for Southeast Asian Studies; Faculty Associate, Department of History
Phone: (608) 263-1755
207 Ingraham Hall
Visit his faculty profile in the History department website.
Michael Cullinane is the Associate Director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies and a Faculty Associate in the Department of History. He has extensive research and residence in the Philippines, with interests in 19th and 20th-century Philippine social, political, and demographic history. He teaches the two introductory courses on Southeast Asia.
PhD, History, University of Michigan
MA, Southeast Asian Studies, Ohio University
BA, History & Asian Studies, University of California Santa Barbara
History 244: Introduction to Southeast Asia (crosslisted in Geography, Languages and Cultures of Asia, Political Science, and Sociology); taught in Fall semester
History 246: Southeast Asian Refugees of the Cold War (crosslisted in Asian American Studies and Languages and Cultures of Asia); taught in Spring semester
The Chinese Mestizos of Cebu City, 1750-1900. Cebu City: University of San Carlos Press, in press, forthcoming December 2019. 350p.
“In the shadow of Santo Niño: San Vidal’s sojourn in Cebu City, 1565-2018.” Philippines Studies (Ateneo de Manila University). Forthcoming October 2019. 50p.
“Cebu City before 1850: reconstructing history through records.” In: Integración/Internación: The Urbanization of Cebu in Archival Records of the Spanish Colonial Period. Edited by J. Eleazar R. Bersales and Ino Manalo. Cebu City: University of San Carlos Press and National Archives of the Philippines, 2017: 35-78.
“The Juan Diyong uprising of 1815.” In: Integración/Internación: The Urbanization of Cebu in Archival Records of the Spanish Colonial Period. Edited by J. Eleazar R. Bersales and Ino Manalo. Cebu City: University of San Carlos Press and National Archives of the Philippines, 2017: 129-131.
“Transformándose en Filipinos: los Mestizos Chinos de Cebú, 1770-1850” (translated by Yensenia Pumarada Cruz). In: Filipinas, siglo XIX: coexistencia é interacción entre comunidades en el imperio español, edited by María Dolores Elizalde & Xavier Huetz de Lemps. Madrid: Ediciones Polifemo, 2017: 295-322.
“A time between times: situating the 1815 uprising in Cebu.” Philippine Quarterly of Culture and Society (Cebu City), 44 (3-4), 2016: 211-300 (whole issue).
“The myth of the Portuguese ancestor: the Veloso family of nineteenth-century Cebu.” Philippine Quarterly of Culture and Society (Cebu City). 43(3-4) 2015: 201-257.
“A Chinese life in Cebu City in the late Spanish era: Nicasio Veloso Chiong Tuico, 1838-1903.” Philippine Quarterly of Culture and Society (Cebu City), 43 (3-4), 2015: 258-321.
The Battle for Cebu (1899-1900): Andrew S. Rowan and the Siege of Sudlon. Cebu City: University of San Carlos Press, 2014. 320p. Finalist for the National Book Award in History, National Book Development Board, Philippines, for 2015.
Arenas of Conspiracy and Rebellion in Late Nineteenth-Century Philippines: The Case of the April 1898 Uprising in Cebu. Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2014. 190p. Finalist for the National Book Award in History, National Book Development Board, Philippines, for 2015; Finalist for Gintong Aklat Award in Social Science, Book Development Association of the Philippines, for 2016.
Oral Histories with Early Filipino Migrants to Hawai’i (with Fe Susan Go & Steffi San Buenaventura). Ann Arbor, MI: Digital Library Production Service (DLPS), University of Michigan, 2014. (interviews conducted in 1979 with T. Bareng, S. Foronda, Veronica Rivera, & Patricio Medico).
The Parian of Cebu City: A Historical Overview, 1565-1898. Cebu City: Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. Monograph on Culture & Heritage. Issue No. 1, December 2013. 47p.
Story Corps Interview: Philippine experiences in the Peace Corps (with Kevin Gibbons), March 2011. Digital recording stored at the Smithsonian Institution. Part of UW-Madison’s 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps.
“Bringing in the brigands: the politics of pacification in the colonial Philippines, 1902-1907.” Philippine Studies (Ateneo de Manila University) 57(1) March 2009: 49-76.
“The power of song” (with Teresita Gimenez Maceda). In: The Art of Truth-Telling about Authoritarian Rule. Edited by Ksenija Bilbua, Jo Ellen Fair, Cynthia E. Milton, and Leigh A. Payne. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2005: 46-52.
Ilustrado Politics: Filipino Elite Responses to American Rule, 1898-1908. Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2004 (c.2003). 466p.
Spotlight on Southeast Asia: Connections and Cultures. Edited by Joseph D. Wilcox (project director: Hazel Sara Greenberg). With Barbara W. Andaya, Richard A. O’Connor, and Peter Zinoman. New York: The American Forum for Global Education, 2003. 495p.
“The Master and Juan de la Cruz: Hilario C. Moncado, politiko and man of mystery.” In: Lives at the Margin: Biography of Filipinos Obscure, Ordinary, and Heroic. Edited by Alfred W. McCoy. Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, and Madison: University of Wisconsin, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Monograph, No. 19, 2000: 62-147. Winner, 2000 Philippine National Book Award for Biography.
“‘Sa Panahon ni Mampor’: el fin del domino Español en Cebú: la memoria residua en un pasado mayormente olvidado.” Revista Española del Pacífico [Madrid], número 9, 1999: 115-137. Spanish version of: “Sa Panahon ni Mampor: The End of Spanish Rule in Cebu: Residual Memory of a Mostly Forgotton Past.”
“The growth of population in Cebu during the Spanish era: constructing a regional demography from local sources.” With Peter Xenos. In: Population and History: The Demographic Origins of the Modern Philippines. Edited by Daniel F. Doeppers and Peter Xenos. Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, and Madison: Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Wisconsin, 1998: 71-138. Winner of the 1998 Philippine National Book Award for Social Science; and 2000 Philippine Gintong Aklat Award for Social Science.
“Accounting for souls: ecclesiastical sources for the study of Philippine demographic history.” In: Population and History: The Demographic Origins of the Modern Philippines. Edited by Daniel F. Doeppers and Peter Xenos. Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, and Madison: Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Wisconsin, 1998: 281-346. Winner of the 1998 Philippine National Book Award.
“Patron as client: warlord politics and the Duranos of Danao.” In: An Anarchy of Families: State and Family in the Philippines. Edited by Alfred W. McCoy. Madison: University of Wisconsin, Southeast Asia Monograph Series No. 10, 1993: 163-241. Also published: Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 1994. Winner of the 1995 Philippine National Book Award for Anthology.
“Playing the game: the rise of Sergio Osmeña, 1898-1907.” In: Philippine Colonial Democracy. Edited by Ruby R. Paredes. Jointly published: New Haven: Yale University, Southeast Asia Studies Monograph Series No. 32, and Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 1989: 70-113.
“The politics of collaboration in Tayabas Province: the early political career of Manuel Quezon, 1903-1906.” In: Reappraising an Empire: New Perspectives on Philippine-American History. Edited by Peter W. Stanley. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1984: 59-84, 317-326.
A Union Catalogue of Philippine Biographical Reference Works. With Daniel Doeppers. Madison: University of Wisconsin, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, 1983. Bibliographic Series No. 8. 31p.
“The Filipino Federation of America: the prewar years, 1925-1940.” Crossroads 1(1), February 1983: 74-85.
“The changing nature of the Cebu urban elite in the 19th century.” In: Philippine Social History: Global Trade and Local Transformations. Edited by Alfred W. McCoy and E. C. de Jesus. Sydney and Quezon City: A Joint Publication of the Asian Studies Association of Australia (Southeast Asia Publications Series No. 7), and the Ateneo de Manila University Press, 1982: 251-296.
“Manuel Quezon and Harry Bandholtz: the origins of the `Special Relationship.'” Bulletin of the American Historical Collection (Manila) 9(1), January/March 1981: 79-90, 99-100.
“Basketball and culture: a problem in `private transitory ownership?'” Philippine Quarterly for Culture and Society 3(1), 1975: 54-58.
“Local studies and the university library.” In: Building Academic Library Collections. Edited by Gorgonio Siega and Eliseo P. Bañas. Dumaguete City: Silliman University, 1974: 68-71.
“Implementing the `New Order’: the structure and supervision of local government during the Taft Era.” In: Compadre Colonialism: Studies on the Philippines Under American Rule. Edited by Norman G. Owen. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, Center for South and Southeast Asian Studies, Michigan Papers on South and Southeast Asia, No. 3. 1971: 13-76. Reprinted in: Solidarity (Manila) 7(8), August 1972, and in separate monograph, Compadre Colonialism (Manila: Solidaridad Publishing House, 1974).