Associate Professor, Clark University
Ken MacLean is an associate professor of international development and social change and a faculty member at the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies. He has more than two decades of experience working with NGOs on issues related to human rights violations, conflict-induced displacement, state-sponsored violence, extractive industries, and territorial disputes across South East Asia.
MacLean is currently developing two new book-length projects. The first is an ethnographic study of human rights archives regarding large-scale violations (including alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity) in Burma/Myanmar. The second concerns the role Vietnamese amateur experts (pundits) play in shaping the territorial disputes regarding the greater South China Sea and its natural resources. Funding for his research has come from the Fulbright-Hays Program, the Wen