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Visiting Fellows

SEAP is pleased to invite Southeast Asia area scholars from a wide array of disciplines to affiliate with the Southeast Asia Program through our Visiting Fellows in Residence program.

SEAP visiting fellows are able to conduct research in the Echols Collection on Southeast Asia, as well as contribute to academic journals, conferences, symposia, and workshops sponsored by the Program.

Please email us for more information about becoming a visiting fellow.

Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant

Sunshine Blanco is a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant for the 2019-2020 academic year, where she will be assisting Theresa Savella, the Filipino instructor, with language instruction.

Visiting Fellow, CIIFAD

Carol Colfer is a Senior Associate (anthropologist) with CIFOR (Center for International Forestry Research, Bogor, Indonesia); and a Visiting Fellow at CIIFAD (Cornell Institute for International Food and Agricultural Development) at Cornell University.

Ithaca Seminar Coordinator and Associate Professor

Shaianne Osterreich is an associate professor of economics at Ithaca College. Her research interests are international trade, poverty alleviation, and gender, and she has been working on/with Indonesia since 2006. In 2005-2006 she was a Senior Fulbright Scholar in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia.

PhD, Political Science, University of Toronto

Alexandre Pelletier is a newly-minted PhD from the University of Toronto whose dissertation is entitled "The Political Economy of religious fields: Explaining variation in Islamic militancy in post-Suharto Indonesia." He will conduct postdoctoral research on religious intolerance and anti-minorit

Visiting Scholar and Lecturer, Lao Language

P. Michael Rattanasengchanh is an Ithaca native who is glad to be home. His parents worked as janitors here at Cornell for 30 years. He just finished his Ph.D.

Visiting Fellow, Cornell Southeast Asia Program

Mesrob Vartavarian is a Visiting Fellow at Cornell University’s Southeast Asia Program.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Fudan University, Shanghai

Xiaojia Zhou is a postdoctoral fellow at Fudan University in Shanghai. His areas of interest are international relations and comparative politics.