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The Southeast Asia Program (SEAP) is the home for all scholars at Cornell conducting research on Southeast Asia.

Professor Emeritus, Agricultural Economics and Asian Studies

Randy Barker is professor emeritus in the Department of Applied Economics and Management. He spent half of his career conducting research and teaching in Asia.

Professor, Applied Economics and Management

Chris Barrett is Stephen B. and Janice G. Ashley Professor of Applied Economics and Management. He is an international professor of agriculture at the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and a professor in the Department of Economics.

Professor, City and Regional Planning

Victoria Beard is interested in the relationship between community-based planning and poverty in the global south.

Professor, Vassar College

Christopher Bjork earned his PhD in educational anthropology at Stanford University. Certified to teach both elementary and secondary school, he has worked as a classroom teacher in Japan and the United States.

Old Dominion Foundation Professor in the Humanities, Asian Studies

Anne M. Blackburn the Old Dominion Foundation Professor in the Humanities of South Asia studies and Buddhist studies in the Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University. She received her BA from Swarthmore College and MA and PhD degrees from the University of Chicago.

Associate Professor, Applied Economics and Management

Garrick Blalock's research interests include management of technology, firm strategy, and emerging markets.

Graduate Student

Degree Pursued: PhD

Anticipated Degree Year: 2023-24

Committee Chair/Advisor: Steven Ward

Discipline: Government, international relations

Primary Language: TBD

Clinical Professor, Law

Elizabeth Brundige is the Assistant Dean for International Programs and Jack G. Clarke Executive Director of International and Comparative Legal Studies at Cornell Law School.

Graduate Student

Degree Pursued: PhD

Anticipated Degree Year: 2019-20

Committee Chair/Advisor: Sam Tilsen

Discipline: Linguistics

Primary Language: Burmese

Graduate Student

Degree Pursued: PhD

Anticipated Degree Year: 2021-2022

Committee Chair/Advisor: Sam Tilsen

Discipline: Linguistics

Primary Language: Thai