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PEOPLE OF SEAS

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COUNCIL MEMBERS / FACULTY

Ben Kiernan, SEAS COUNCIL CHAIR
A. Whitney Griswold Professor of History; Director, Genocide Studies Program (history of Southeast Asia; genocide studies; Cambodia, Vietnam)

Dinny Risri Aletheiani
Lector, Indonesian Language Studies (Indonesian language, culture and literature)

Ruth Barnes
Thomas Jaffe Curator of Indo-Pacific Art, Yale Art Gallery (textiles; Indian Ocean trade; social history of material culture; Indonesia, India, Southeast Asia)

Carol Carpenter
Senior Lecturer and Associate Research Scientist in Natural Resource Social Science, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies; Adjunct Lecturer, Anthropology. (social anthropology; ecological anthropology; gender and agricultural systems; rural development; Indonesia)

Nayan Chanda
Editor of YaleGlobal Online Magazine and Director of Publications at the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization. (foreign policy; international relations; political economy; Asia and Southeast Asia)

Harold C. Conklin (Emeritus)
Franklin Muzzy Crosby Professor Emeritus of the Human Environment; Professor Emeritus of Anthropology; Curator Emeritus of Anthropology, The Peabody Museum. (cultural anthropology; tropical ecology; linguistics; Insular Southeast Asia, Philippines)

Amity A. Doolittle
Associate Research Scientist in Conservation and Development, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (property rights and environmental change, environmental history; Malaysia)

Michael R. Dove (on leave Spring 2015)
Margaret K. Musser Professor of Social Ecology, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies; Professor of Anthropology; Curator of Anthropology, Peabody Museum. (ecological anthropology; natural resource use, conservation, and rural development; sociology of science; Insular Southeast Asia, Indonesia)

J. Joseph Errington
Professor of Anthropology (linguistic anthropology; Indonesia)

Erik Lind Harms (on leave 2014-2015)
Associate Professor of Anthropology. (socio-cultural anthropology and ethnography: urban and peri-urban life; rural-urban transitions; politics of culture; Viet Nam - See New Urban Vietnam project)

Richard Richie
Curator, Southeast Asia Studies Collection, Sterling Memorial Library

James C. Scott (on leave 2014-2015)
Sterling Professor of Political Science and Anthropology; Co-Director, Agrarian Studies Program. (politics of Southeast Asia; politics of peasant society; revolution and violence; Malaysia, Burma)

Indriyo K. Sukmono
Senior Lector, Indonesian Language Studies. (Indonesian language, culture and literature)

Quang Phu Van
Senior Lector II, Vietnamese Language Studies (Vietnamese language, culture and literature; eastern philosophy)

Frederick Wherry
Professor of Sociology; Co-Director, Center for Cultural Sociology (CCS)
(Cultural Sociology; Economic Sociology; Globalization; Ethnography; Field Methods;
Thailand, Costa Rica)


Mimi Hall Yiengpruksawan (on leave Fall 2014)
Professor of Art History (art history; Japan, Southeast Asia; Buddhism; religion and state; art and ideology).


COUNCIL AFFILIATES

Robert Barnes
Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oxford (retired) (ethnology, history and languages, cultural anthropology; Indonesia, Southeast Asia)

Bradley Camp Davis
Assistant Professor of History, Eastern Connecticut State University (history, uplands ethnic communities, Asian studies, Southeast Asian Studies; Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand)

Marguerite Bich Nguyen
Assistant Professor of English, Wesleyan University (Vietnamese and Vietnamese-American Literature, Asian-American Studies, literary history)

Stéphanie Ponsavady
Assistant Professor of French, Wesleyan University (transport, traffic and mobilities in contemporary France and French colonial Indochina; Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos)

Bradley Simpson
Associate Professor of History and Asian Studies, University of Connecticut (Southeast Asian history, history of human rights, decolonialization, history of U.S. foreign relations; Indonesia, East Timor)

Sumarsam
University Professor of Music, Wesleyan University (Indonesian music and theater; performance, history and theory of gamelan and wayang)

Michele Thompson
Professor of History, Southern Connecticut State University (history of science; medicine and technology; comparative colonialisms; Vietnam, Southeast Asia).

Wynn Gadkar Wilcox
Associate Professor of History and Non-Western Cultures, Western Connecticut State University
(historiography and intellectual history; Vietnam)



VISITORS

Anisa Maghfiroh
Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant, Indonesian 2014-2015; Instructor of English, Ama Adria Pratama Mulya Secondary School, Banten, Indonesia


STAFF

Kristine Mooseker
Program Manager, 311 Luce Hall
seas@yale.edu / 203-432-3431

Karen Truc Van
Library Cataloging Assistant, Southeast Asia Collection

Faizah Zakaria
Clerical Assistant, Publications