Current faculty focus their research and teaching on studies of text, ritual and performance to create this Program’s special emphasis on the arts and humanities in Southeast Asia and its diasporas. The Program is also assisted by affiliate faculty in the wider university community.

Muhamad Ali
Religious Studies, Islam, Indonesia
David Biggs
History, Vietnamese, Environment


Charmaine Craig
Creative Writing
Weihsin Gui
English, Anglophone literatures of South & Southeast Asia


Emily Hue
Cultural Studies, Burma/ Myanmar, Queer/ Feminist Studies, Asian American Studies
THo2012 Tamara C. Ho
Gender and Sexuality Studies, Burma/Myanmar, Asian American Studies
Mariam Beevi Lam
Comparative Literature, Vietnam, Asian American Studies
Rene Lysloff (professor emeritus)
Music, Indonesia
Hendrik Maier (professor emeritus)
Comparative Literature, Malaysia, Indonesia
Sally Ann Ness
Anthropology, Philippines
Victoria Reyes
Christina Schwenkel
Anthropology, Vietnam


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Media and Cultural Studies, Philippines and diaspora
Deborah Wong

Affiliated Faculty

Wendy Rogers, Emeritus

Kurt Schwabe
Environmental Science