CSEAS Staff

UCLA CSEAS is supported by a small group of staff and faculty who are responsible for the operations of the Center and its programs and activities.

  • Stephen Acabado, Director, UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies; Associate Professor, Anthropology
  • Nguyet Tong, Assistant Director, UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies
  • Juliana Wijaya, Indonesian Studies Program Coordinator, UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies; Lecturer, Asian Languages & Cultures
  • Madeleine Yakal, Program Coordinator, Program for Early Modern Southeast Asia
  • Andara Atteena Putri, Student Programming Assistant, UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies
  • Erin Yeh, Student Programming Assistant, UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies
  • Magda Yamamoto, Distance Learning Southeast Asian Language Coordinator; Academic Counselor, Southeast Asian Studies minor
  • Lisette Mora, Fund Manager, UCLA International Institute
  • Nina Sanglimsuwan, UCLA CSEAS Representative, GETSEA Graduate Student Council

UCLA Staff

  • Jade Alburo, Southeast Asian Library, UCLA Library*
  • Joanna Barrkman, Senior Curator of Southeast Asian & Pacific Arts, UCLA Fowler Museum*

Faculty

Since its establishment in 1999, UCLA CSEAS has worked closely with the university to build an outstanding group of faculty. There are currently dozens of faculty in many different disciplines and professional schools affiliated with the Center, making UCLA one of the leading centers for research and teaching on Southeast Asia in the country. 

* Serves on UCLA CSEAS Faculty Advisory Committee

Affiliated Faculty

Alumni

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