Jennifer Downs

Associate Professor

651-690-6573

jedowns@stkate.edu

Ph.D., Chinese History
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1995

Master of Arts, Chinese History
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1987

Bachelor of Arts, History
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, With Highest Distinction, 1984

Saint Catherine University. (2012). Recognized as a faculty/ staff mentor by a student who was nominated for an All-University Leadership Award.

Chair, Department of History, Geography, & Political Science, Saint Catherine University, 2012–Present

Assistant Professor, Department of History, Geography, & Classics, Saint Catherine University, 2008–Present

Assistant Professor, Department of History, Geography & Classics, College of Saint Catherine, 2004–2008

Assistant Professor, Department of History, College of Saint Catherine, 2003–2004

Lecturer, Department of History, University of Minnesota, 2003–2004

Lecturer, Department of History, College of Saint Catherine, 2001–2003

Assistant Professor, Departments of History and International Programs, University of Oklahoma, 1997–2001

Downs, J. "Feeding the Middle Kingdom: Famine Relief in Ming China, 1368-1644."