Jesse Whalen

Email: whalen4@wisc.edu

Academic Interests:

Thai language, culture, and literature, Siamese/Thai literary history and historiography, comparative literature, Myths, Folklore, and Religion in Southeast Asia, Colonialism and Postcolonialism, Modernity, National identity, Nationalism and Education in Thailand

Research areas of interest:

Thailand, the Philippines, SEA generally

Previous Education:

B.A. English, Rutgers University – Newark

M.Ed International Education, Framingham State University