Ray W. Chandrasekara, Ph.D.
Department of Humanities and Communication
Director of Intercultural Affairs and Diversity
Tel: (518) 694-7340
- Ph.D. in South and Southeast Asian Studies, University of California at Berkeley
Courses Taught at ACPHS
- > Suicide and Madness and/as Literature
- > Changing Images of Asia
- > The Short Story
- > Humanities I, II, III
- > Health Care and Human Values
- > Principles of Communication
Honors and Awards
- Named ACPHS Teacher of the Year in 2005-06 and 2007-08
Selected to deliver the Faculty Charge to the Graduates at the 2011 Commencement ceremony
- South and Southeast Asian literature, history and politics, translations of Malay-Indonesian literature into English, bioethics in the developing world.
- Book: Polimeni, John M., R. Chandrasekara, and S. Mel. The Economic Growth, Environment, Public Health Connection: An Ecological Economic Case Study of the Impact of the Yali Falls Dam on Cambodia. Linus Publications, Inc., 2011.
Water, Development, and State Security in South Asia: Scenarios for China and India. Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture 6.3, 2006.
Book: Stories from Jakarta (trans. by Nusantara Translation Group). Pramoedya Ananta Toer. Introduced by Benedict Anderson. SEA Press, Cornell University, Ithaca New York, 1999.
Book: Magical Selves: Anthology of Malay Women Writers (1930-1990). Translated, Edited and with an introduction by Ray Chandrasekara. Forward by Christine Campbell. SEA Press, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.