Visiting Scholars, 2006-07

To provide students and faculty with the most stimulating possible intellectual environment, the CSEAS regularly invites outstanding scholars of Southeast Asia to UCLA as visitors. In its first five years, the CSEAS hosted more than two dozen visiting faculty, four Post-Doctoral Fellows, and four Distinguished Visitors from Southeast Asia.

Marilyn C. Alquizola
Expert on Carlos Bulosan taught Filipino American Literature course at UCLA in 2006-07.

Victor Bascara
English professor teaches on Asian Americans and War at UCLA in 2006-07.

Sharon Bays
Anthropologist teaches course on the Hmong American community in 2006-07.

David Blundell
Anthropologist teaches UCLA courses related to Southeast Asia in 2006-07.

Tagumpay De Leon
Rondalla maestro taught first-ever Philippine stringed-instrument ensemble at UCLA in 2006-07.

Jessica Breiteneicher Elkind
Historian of Vietnam taught two SEA courses at UCLA in 2006-07.

R. Diyah Larasati
Visiting Scholar organizes conference on "Arts, Violence and the State"

Alain G. Marsot
Political scientist and Vietnam expert taught Southeast Asian Politics at UCLA in 2006-07.

Krislert Samphantharak
UCLA International Institute Global Fellow, 2006-07

Mariejoy San Buenaventura
Literature scholar teaches Filipino at UCLA in 2006-07.

Michael Silverman
Environmentalist teaches on gender and the environment in Southeast Asia at UCLA in 2006-07.

Eko Supriyanto
Renowned Indonesian dancer teaches Surakarta Court Dance at UCLA in Spring 2007.

Damon L. Woods
Philippine historian taught a variety of Southeast Asian Studies classes in 2006-07.