Assistant Professor of Arts and Sciences, Maine Maritime Academy
Dr. Kingsbury joined the faculty of the Maine Maritime Academy 2018. His research interests include Asian Studies (especially Japan, contemporary northern Vietnam, and Mongolia), food and agriculture, wine and tea production, rural places, interpreting history from landscapes, locations of primary resource extraction, and geospatial technologies (including sUAVs or drones).
He serves as a research advisor for the Agriculture and Forestry Research & Development Center for Mountainous Regions in Vietnam, and has been involved in agricultural and/or development research in Japan, Vietnam, Taiwan, Myanmar, Mongolia, Germany, Romania, Canada, and the United States. He has a PhD in geography from the University of Hawaii and was a U.S. Fulbright Scholar in Vietnam in 2021-2022.