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Staff and Administration

SEAP's staff is organized into three operational groups: administration, outreach, and publications. Our staff members have more than 40 years of combined experience with SEAP.

SEAP staff offices are located on campus at 180 Uris Hall, as well as at the Kahin Center

Program Assistant

Emily recently graduated with a BA in Asian Religions and Cultures from Western Kentucky University. After graduating, she spent almost 2 years in South Korea teaching English as a second language in private schools and North Korean refugee programs. In her free time, she enjoys hiking.

Associate Director
Managing Editor, SEAP/CMIP Publications
Administrative Coordinator

James has worked for SEAP since July 2017. Academically, his background is in historical theology, LGBT-Evangelical dialogue, and late antique Christianity. Professionally, James has experience in finance, education, and library services.

Post-Secondary Outreach Coordinator
Student Engagement and Community Outreach Coordinator
Sarah Plotkin works with students, staff, and faculty to create meaningful programming that engages K-12 students and teachers.
Communications and Outreach Coordinator

Ava is recent graduate of John Hopkins University SAIS, where she received an MA in international economics and Southeast Asian studies. She has traveled all over Myanmar, having interned at the United States embassy in Yangon. In her free time, she loves to ride horses.