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Jonathan Kenoyer

Jonathan Kenoyer

Professor, anthropology; director, Center for South Asia

Indus civilization, archaeology/anthropology of South Asia (India, Pakistan, etc), ancient technology and trade, kendo, martial arts, gender, GLBT

Joseph (Joe) Elder

Joseph (Joe) Elder

Professor, sociology, languages and cultures of Asia, integrated liberal studies

Expert on South Asia and West Asia

John Ohnesorge

John Ohnesorge

Associate professor, law; vice director, East Asian Legal Studies Center; co-chair, Wisconsin China Initiative

Expert in administrative and corporate law, East Asian legal systems, and law and economic development in developing countries

Robert Frykenberg

Robert Frykenberg

Professor emeritus, history, South Asian studies

Expert in South Asia (India): cultures, governance, history, peoples, public affairs, religions, societies, Christianity and Hindu fundamentalism

Thongchai Winichakul

Thongchai Winichakul

Professor, history, Southeast Asian Studies

Thai history, current issues in Thailand and nationalism in Southeast Asia

Julia Murray

Julia Murray

Professor emerita, art history, E. Asian studies, & religious studies

Scholar of Chinese pictorial art in historical & cultural contexts, particularly as related to Confucian ideology

Nam Kim

Nam Kim

Assistant professor, anthropology

Expert on Vietnamese prehistory, ancient warfare and the formation of ancient state-level societies

Ian Baird

Ian Baird

Assistant professor, geography

Expert on Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Hmong, Southeast Asia, environmental policy, natural resource management, hydroelectric dams, land concessions, political ecology

Anna Gade

Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Expert on Islam, religion and society, Southeast Asia, and global environmental studies from cultural perspectives

Mark Sidel

Mark Sidel

Professor, law

Specialist on nonprofit and philanthropic organizations; human trafficking; and on China, Vietnam, and India and South Asia

Maya Lea

Maya Lea

Senior curator, Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection

Textile historian specializing in Eastern Hemisphere material, trade goods, and world pattern.

Mitra Sharafi

Mitra Sharafi

Associate professor, law and legal studies, history

Expert on South Asia, colonialism (especially British Empire and former colonial jurisdictions), law and religion, and minorities in legal history