Faculty

The list of faculty, below, is for SEASSI 2019. If you have specific questions on what will be covered during your language study at SEASSI, please contact the language coordinator for that language. In addition, many of your questions may be answered on our languages pages where you can download past syllabi and look at examples of class activities.

2019 Language Teaching Faculty

SEASSI Language Director
Dr. Ellen Rafferty
Professor Emeritus of Languages and Cultures of Asia, UW-Madison, and SEASSI Language Director
301 Ingraham Hall
emraffer@wisc.edu

Burmese
1051 Van Hise Hall
Dr. San San Hnin Tun, Burmese Coordinator, stun@wisc.edu
Chan Lwin, Burmese Teacher
Maw Maw Tun, Burmese Teacher

Filipino
1351 Van Hise Hall
Sheila Zamar, Filipino Coordinator, szamar@wisc.edu
Edith Borbon, Filipino Teacher
Irene Gonzaga, Filipino Teacher

Hmong 
1236 Van Hise Hall
Choua Lee, Hmong Coordinator, lee2@wisc.edu
Lopao Vang, Hmong Teacher

Indonesian 
316 Bradley Hall
Dr. Amelia Liwe, Indonesian Coordinator, ajliwe@wisc.edu
Nona Kurniani Norris, Indonesian & Javanese Teacher
Sakti Suryani, Indonesian Teacher
Ika Hutami, Indonesian Teacher
Agam Syahrial, Indonesian Teacher

Khmer
4271 Humanities Building
Sokunthearath Kep, Khmer Coordinator, sokvathanak@gmail.com
Vathanak Sok, Khmer Teacher

Lao
4272 Humanities Building
Dr. Samlong Inthaly, Lao Coordinator, sinthaly@wisc.edu

Thai
1251 Van Hise Hall
Dr. Patcharin Peyasantiwong, Thai Coordinator, ppeyasan@wisc.edu
Dr. Janpanit Surasin, Thai Teacher
Aimkamon Bunmee, Thai Teacher

Vietnamese
4269 Humanities Building
Hong Thi Dinh, Vietnamese Coordinator, hdinh@wisc.edu
Diep Le, Vietnamese Teacher
Duy Nguyen, Vietnamese Teacher