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Timothy Ravis is the SEAP Graduate Student Conference Chair. Tamar Law and Harry Dienes are the SEAP Graduate Student Committee Co-Chairs.

Timothy Ravis

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​Tim is a third-year PhD student in development sociology with a background in geography and urban planning. He draws on scholarship from, among others, political ecology, critical development studies, and spatial history to examine the political, social, and institutional transformations which accompany energy transitions in Indonesia. He is looking forward to chairing this year's SEAP Graduate Conference and being a part of continuing Cornell's distinguished history of critical research in Southeast Asia.

 Tamar Law

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Tamar Law is a second year PhD student in Development Studies, studying the political ecology of climate mitigation. Specifically, Tamar examines the social dynamics of nature-based solutions to climate change, with a focus on blue carbon ecosystems and soil carbon sinks. She is delighted to be co-chair of SEAP's graduate committee and is excited to foster the social and academic dimensions of the graduate community in Southeast Asian studies at Cornell.

Harry Dienes

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Harry Dienes is a third year PhD student in the Government Department, studying the political economy of development. In particular, he is interested in how political processes – whether through elections, non-electoral participation, or in internal organizational dynamics – impact public services and government responsiveness. He is very excited about being a co-chair of the graduate committee, and wants to use the fantastic space at the Kahin Center to help strengthen the sense of community amongst Southeast Asianists at Cornell. He’s looking forward to a compelling roster of speakers for Gatty 2022-23.

Contact with questions for the co-chairs or for the Graduate Student Committee about the conference.