Dr. Linda Walton

Linda A. Walton is Professor of History and International Studies and Chair of the History Department at Portland State Uni- versity in Portland, Oregon. Trained as a historian of China, she has conducted research in Japan, Taiwan, and the Peoples Republic of China, and is the author of a book, book chapters, and articles on the social and intellectual history of middle pe- riod China (11th-14th centuries). She is co-author of In the Balance: Themes in Global History (McGraw-Hill, 1998), and one of two lead scholars for Bridging World History, a multimedia world history curriculum for high school teachers and college stu- dents.