University of Wisconsin–Madison

MA Students

YONG LI

Email: yong.li@wisc.edu, liyongleo@yahoo.com
Academic Interest: process of nation-building in Malaysia; multiculturalism, multiracialism and multilingualism; linguistic and cultural identity of Southeast Asian Chinese (e.g. Hakka, Hokkien, Hainanese and Cantonese Chinese); Sino-ASEAN integration; Southeast Asian Views on China’s Belt and Road Initiative
Research Areas of Interest:  Nusantara (Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia)
Previous education: B.A. (Hons), English for Professionals, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
International Economics and Trade, Nanchang Hangkong University, P.R. China
Intercultural Communication and Migration Studies, Hochschule Fulda, Germany
Plague and Disease in the Medieval City, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom

IMELDA DJATIRMAN

Email: djatirman@wisc.edu
Academic Interest: People, Religion, and History of Southeast Asia
Research Areas of Interest:  Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand
Previous education:  BA, Economics (Universitas Katolik Parahyangan)

NI LUH GEDE SRI PRATIWI

Email:  npratiwi@wisc.edu
Academic Interest:  Academic interests: 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

Emily Jorgenson

Email: ejorgenson@wisc.edu
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

Jessica L. Montez

Email: jmontez@wisc.edu
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

Tammy Silbaugh

Email:  tsilbaugh@wisc.edu
Academic interests:
Research Areas of Interest: Thailand
Previous education:

Larry Douglas Davis

Email:  lddavis2@wisc.edu
Academic interests:
Research Areas of Interest: Thailand
Previous education:

Ika Hutami

Email:  hutami@wisc.edu
Academic Interest:  International relations, educational policy, political economic development of Southeast Asia
Research Areas of Interest:  Southeast Asia, Indonesia
Previous education:  B.A. English Education, Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana