Assistant Professor of South and Southeast Asian Studies
B.A. Yale University
Ph.D. Cornell University '00
history and culture of Southeast Asia with a focus on Indonesia;
the history of Jews in the Malay world; an analysis of anti-Semitism
and violence in Indonesia.
Professor of Anthropology
Ph.D. University of Chicago '83
culture; language in culture; discourse cognition and communication;
shamanism; the logic of anthropological inquiry; anthropology of
Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies
Native American studies; social class; tribal politics; racism assimilation.
Associate Professor of Geography
Taiwan University '82
economy of development in East Asia; overseas Chinese business networks
and local politics in China; landed politics in post-Mao Chinese
Assistant Professor of Rhetoric
University, England '93
Ph.D. Cambridge University, England '98
and legal rhetoric of the Classical and late Antique periods; Christian
theology and Canon law; Roman intellectual history and its legacy;
ancient and modern history of political thought.