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

Graduate Student

Degree Pursued: PhD

Anticipated Degree Year: N/A

Committee Chair/Advisor: Iftikhar Dadi, Kaja McGowan

Discipline: History of Art

Primary Language: Malay, Cantonese

Assistant Professor, Global Development
Jenny Goldstein is interested in environmental conservation and development in the tropics and the role of scientific knowledge in climate change politics.
Curator, Echols Collection

Before taking on the position of curator of the John M. Echols Collection on Southeast Asia, Green worked at Northern Illinois University Libraries as curator of the Donn V. Hart Southeast Asia Collection.

Managing Editor, SEAP/CMIP Publications
Graduate Student

My research examines how state-constructed housing shapes notions and practices of citizenship in Singapore. I am especially interested in how forms of coloniality and unevenness in the wider region are folded into the everyday affective landscapes of life in the housing estates.

Graduate Student

Degree Pursued: PhD

Anticipated Degree Year: 2021-2022

Committee chair/advisor: Marina Welker

Discipline: Anthropology

Primary Language: Malay, Indonesian

Graduate Student

Degree Pursued: PhD

Anticipated Degree Year: Spring 2026

Committee Chair/Advisor: N/A

Discipline: Comparative Literature

Professor, Entomology

Laura Harrington's research focuses on the biology, ecology, and behavior of mosquitoes that transmit human diseases. She became interested in global health issues and vector-borne diseases after living and working for several years in rural Thailand.

Professor, Hobart and William Smith College

Jack Harris studies men and masculinity in Vietnam. He has expanded into looking at the experience of Vietnamese as they go through massive economic and social change.

Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Drew Harvell's research on host-pathogen interactions and the sustainability of marine ecosystems has taken her from the reefs of Mexico, Indonesia, and Hawaii to the Pacific Northwest.