Steering Committee

The GETSEA Steering Committee is comprised of the center directors at each of GETSEA’s eight member institutions. Steering Committee members serve on the working committees of GETSEA, and direct key programming. These initiatives include the crafting of a needs assessment survey on the state of Southeast Asian studies, mini-course initiatives, a virtual speaker series, and foreign language course exchanges.

Steering Committee Members (2021):

Abby Cohn, Cornell University (Professor of Linguistics)

Laura Rozek, University of Michigan (Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences/Global Public Health/Nutritional Sciences)

Eric Jones, Northern Illinois University (Associate Professor of History)

Miriam Stark, University of Hawai’i (Professor of Anthropology)

Celia Lowe, University of Washington (Professor of Anthropology and International Studies)

Ian Baird, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Associate Professor of Geography)

George Dutton, University of California, Los Angeles (Professor of Asian Languages and Cultures)

Nancy Lee Peluso, University of California, Berkeley (Henry J. Vaux Distinguished Professor of Forest Policy)