Alumni

If you graduated from CSEAS, let us know what you’ve been up to and where you’ve been since leaving the Center.

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Meita Estiningsih

Academic interests:
Indonesian history, media, democracy, popular culture, music, cultural anthropology

Research Areas of Interest:
Indonesia

Previous education:
BA English, Universitas Sanata Dharma

Imelda Djatirman

Academic Interest:
People, Religion, and History of Southeast Asia

Research Areas of Interest:
Indonesia

Previous education:
B.A. Economics, Universitas Katolik Parahyangan

Alex Hopp

Academic Interest:
Hmong Diaspora, American Imperialism, Human Migration

Research Areas of Interest:
Thailand, Laos, Vietnam

Previous education:
B.A. History, UW-Madison

Ika Hutami

Academic interests:
History education, genocide education, political development, Indonesian history and national identity 

Research Areas of Interest:
Indonesia

Previous education:
B.A. English Education, Satya Wacana Christian University, Indonesia

Emily Jorgenson

Academic interests:
Social and religious identities, politics, gender & sexuality, social media impact

Research Areas of Interest:
Indonesia

Previous education:
B.A. International Studies, Economics, and Scandinavian Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Kurt Kuehne

Academic interests:
Sociology, state and non-state authority, social engineering, political development, education

Research Areas of Interest:
Singapore, Myanmar

Previous education:
B.A. Politics, Princeton University

Tianjiao Ma

Academic interests:
Thai history, origins of Thai political institutions and their current influence, history of Chinese immigration in Southeast Asia

Research Areas of Interest:
Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, and Thailand

Previous education:
B.A. International Studies, Xi’an International Studies University
M.A. Southeast Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University

Jessica L. Montez

Academic Interest:
Vietnamese language, culture and oral history, colonial influence and the Vietnam War, journalism, science, documentary story-telling

Research Areas of Interest:
Vietnam

Previous education:
B.S. Biology, Northern Illinois University

Ni Luh Gede Sri Pratiwi

Academic Interest:
Stories/folktales in Southeast Asia, literature, gender, culture, history, film

Research Areas of Interest:
Southeast Asia, Indonesia

Previous education:
B.A. English Language and Literature, Universitas Udayana

Mardianto Natanael Wangkanusa

Academic Interest:
Cultural Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Borderlands Culture

Research Area of Interest:
Indonesia Borderlands, Southeast Asia

Previous Education:
B.A English Literature, Universitas Sam Ratulangi Manado

Bao Xiong

Academic Interest:

Relationship between Hmong Americans and Hmong residing in Southeast Asia, cross-border marriages between young Hmong Southeast Asian girls and older Hmong American men, Hmong marriage systems, patterns of gender roles in Hmong patrilineal society, and the effects of polygamy on Hmong family members.

Research Areas of Interest:

Thailand and Laos

Previous Education:

B.A. Anthropology (University of California- Merced)