Chie Ikeya

Chie Ikeya is Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Rutgers University (she was previously at the National University of Singapore). She received her PhD in modern Southeast Asian history from Cornell University and maintains an active interest in the related fields of women’s and gender history, race, gender and sexuality studies, colonial and postcolonial studies, and Asian history/studies. Her recent publications include Refiguring Women, Colonialism, and Modernity in Burma (University of Hawaii Press, 2011) and “The Modern Burmese Woman and the Politics of Fashion in Colonial Burma” (Journal of Asian Studies 67, 4 [2008)]).