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Members of the CSEAR Management Committee

Dr Kai Ostwald
CSEAR Director
Assistant Professor (Department of Political Science; and Institute of Asian Research)
Dr James Placzek
CSEAR Associate Director
Research Associate (Institute of Asian Research)
Dr Leonora Angeles
Associate Professor (Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice; and School of Community and Regional Planning)
Dr Richard Barichello
Professor (Food and Resource Economics Group, Faculty of Land and Food Systems)
Dr Cesi Cruz
Assistant Professor (Department of Political Science; and Institute of Asian Research)
Dr Thomas Hunter
Lecturer (Department of Asian Studies)
Dr Michael Leaf
Associate Professor (School of Community and Regional Planning)
Dr John Roosa
Associate Professor (Department of History)

Ms Hema Nadarajah
CSEAR Coordinator


Mr Earl Drake
Former Canadian Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia and the People's Republic of China
Mr Gordon Longmuir
Former Canadian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia

Faculty Associates

Clarence Aasen (BArch Manitoba MBSc PhD Wat)
Research Associate

Architecture and urbanism, material artifacts and identify formation processes of the Chinese of Southeast Asia

Roger Boshier (PhD, Victoria (N.Z.), 1973)
Emeritus, Educational Studies
Non-formal education: theory and practice. Singapore, Hong Kong.

Michael A. Goldberg (PhD, UC-Berkeley, 1968)
Emeritus, Sauder School of Business
Overseas Chinese, Southeast Asia, Foreign Direct Investment.  
Penny Gurstein (PhD, UC-Berkeley, 1990)
School of Community and Regional Planning
Sustainable urban design, gender-sensitive planning. Vietnam.  
Tineke Hellwig (PhD, Leiden 1990)
Emerita, Department of Asian Studies
Language and literature; representations of women in literature. Indonesia, Malaysia.  
Brian Job (PhD, Indiana 1974)
Liu Institute for Global Issues
International relations and international security relations. Asia-Pacific region.
George Kennedy (PhD, Purdue, 1973)
Emeritus, Faculty of Land and Food Systems
Agricultural agro-industrial and integrated natural resource management. Southeast Asia.
Aprodicio Laquian (PhD, MIT, 1965)
Emeritus, Centre for Human Settlements
Planning and management of large metropolitan regions; low-cost housing and urban services; internal migration. Southeast Asia.
Terence G. McGee (PhD, Victoria (NZ), 1968)
Emeritus, Institute of Asian Research; Department of Geography
Mega-urban regions, rural-urban linkages. Malaysia, Indonesia.
Diane Mauzy (PhD, UBC, 1978)
Emerita, Department of Political Science
Party politics, political succession. International human rights in Southeast Asia. Malaysia,
Singapore, Indonesia, Australia.  
Peter N. Nemetz (Ph.D., Harvard, 1973)
Sauder School of Business
Resource and environmental policy. Pacific Rim and ASEAN.  
David Roth (PhD, Claremont, 1968)
Honorary Research Associate, CSEAR
Political change in Southeast Asia.  
Ian Townsend-Gault (LLB, Dundee 1976)
Faculty of Law
Coastal resource management. Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia, South China Sea.  
Ilan Vertinsky (PhD, UC-Berkeley, 1968)
Sauder School of Business; Institute of Asian Research
ASEAN and Southeast Asia.  
Alexander B. Woodside (PhD, Harvard, 1968)
Emeritus, Department of History
History of modern Vietnam, China

Honorary Research Associate

Kate Grace Frieson (PhD, Monash, 1991)
Associate Faculty, School of Humanitarian Studies, Royal Roads University
Statelessness, state building, peacebuilding, non-traditional Security, Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia.


In Memoriam

Geoffrey Hainsworth (PhD, UC-Berkeley, 1960)
Department of Economics
Economic development. Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia.
Patricia Marchak (PhD, UBC, 1970)
Department of Anthropology/Sociology
Forestry and resource markets. Indonesia, Thailand.
R. Stephen Milne (MA, Oxford, 1947)
Department of Political Science
Politics and governance. Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia.  
Barrie Morrison (PhD, Chicago, 1965)
Department of Asian Studies; Institute of Asian Research  
History of rural societies. Indonesia.  


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