University of Wisconsin–Madison

Faculty & Staff

Larry Ashmun

MA (Northern Illinois)
Southeast Asian Studies Bibliographer, UW-Madison Libraries
Email: lashmun@library.wisc.edu

Ian Baird

PhD (University of British Columbia)
Associate Professor, Department of Geography
E-mail: ibaird@wisc.edu

Erlin Barnard

PhD (Leeds Metropolitan University)
Pedagogy Coordinator for Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTL)
Department of Asian Languages and Cultures
Email: esbarnard@wisc.edu

Katherine Bowie

PhD (Chicago)
Professor, Department of Anthropology
Past director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (2001-2002, 2011-2014)
Email: kabowie@wisc.edu

Peggy Choy

MA (Michigan, UW-Madison)
Associate Professor, Dance Program and Asian American Studies
Email: pachoy@wisc.edu

Ian Coxhead

PhD (Australian National University)
Professor and Chair, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
Past director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (2002-2005)
Email: coxhead@wisc.edu

Michael Cullinane

PhD (Michigan)
Associate Director, Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Lecturer, Department of History
Email: mmcullin@wisc.edu

Anna M. Gade

PhD (Chicago)
Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor
Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Email: amgade@wisc.edu

Albert C. Gunther

PhD (Stanford)
Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Email: agunther@wisc.edu

Anne R. Hansen

PhD (Harvard)
Professor, Department of History
Past director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (2014-2016)
Email: arhansen@wisc.edu

Sherry Harlacher

PhD (Arizona State University)
Director: Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection, Ruth Davis Design Gallery, Ruth Ketterer Harris Library
Email: harlacher@wisc.edu

Li-Ching Ho

PhD (Columbia University)
Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Email: lho6@wisc.edu

Eunsook Jung

PhD (UW-Madison)
Undergraduate Coordinator & Faculty Associate
Department of Political Science
Email: esjung@wisc.edu

Nam Kim

PhD (University of Illinois-Chicago)
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
Email: nckim2@wisc.edu

Alfred W. McCoy

PhD (Yale) – Director, Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Harrington Professor of History, Department of History
Email: awmccoy@wisc.edu

Mary E. McCoy

PhD (Northwestern University)
Faculty Associate, Department of Communication Arts
Outreach and Communications, Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Email: mccoy2@wisc.edu

Jinda Moore

MA (UW-Madison)
SEASSI Coordinator, Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Email: moore3@seasia.wisc.edu

Jenna Nobles

PhD (UCLA)
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology
Email: jnobles@ssc.wisc.edu

Kristopher Olds

PhD (University of Bristol)
Associate Professor, Department of Geography
Email: olds@geography.wisc.edu

Patcharin Peyasantiwong

PhD (Michigan)
Summer Lecturer in Thai, College Year in Thailand
Email: ppeyasan@wisc.edu

Mark Sidel

JD (Columbia Law School)
Doyle-Bascom Professor of Law, Law School
Email: mark.sidel@wisc.edu

Yongming Zhou

PhD (Duke University)
Professor, Department of Anthropology.
Email: yongmingzhou@wisc.edu

 

Faculty Emeritus

Lois Ann Anderson

PhD (UCLA)
Emerita Professor, Department of Ethnomusicology, School of of Music
Past director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Email: lama@wisc.edu

Robert J. Bickner

PhD (Michigan)
Emeritus Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures
Email: rbickner@wisc.edu

J. Lin Compton

PhD (Michigan)
Emeritus Professor of Development Education, Social Forestry, International Agriculture and Asian Studies in the Department of Forest Ecology and Management
Past chair of the Doctoral Program in Development studies in the Land Tenure Center
Email: lcompton@wisc.edu

Dustin C. Cowell

PhD (UC-San Diego)
Emeritus Professor, Department of African Languages and Literature
Past president of the Consortium for the Teaching of Indonesian
Email: dccowell@wisc.edu

Daniel F. Doeppers

PhD (Syracuse)
Emeritus Professor, Department of Geography
Email: dfdoeppe@wisc.edu

Ellen Rafferty

PhD (SUNY Binghamton)
Emerita Professor, Indonesian Language and Culture, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures
Past director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Past president of the Consortium for the Teaching of Indonesian
Email: emraffer@wisc.edu

Thongchai Winichakul

PhD (University of Sydney)
Emeritus Professor, Department of  History
Past director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Email: twinicha@wisc.edu

Russell Middleton

PhD (Texas)
Emeritus Professor, Department of Sociology
Email: middleto@ssc.wisc.edu