Cynthia Chou

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Cynthia Chou

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Cynthia

Surname or Business Name

Chou

Years Affiliated

2018

Affiliation

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Iowa, United States

Birthplace

Singapore

Occupation

Professor, Department of Anthropology

Biographical Text

Dr Cynthia Chou (Singapore/United States) is C. Maxwell and Elizabeth M. Stanley Family Chair Professor of Asian Studies and Professor of Anthropology at the University of Iowa, United States. She received her PhD in Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom in 1994. Dr Chou is internationally known for her pioneering study of the life and lifestyles, as well as identity and change, of the indigenous Malays in Southeast Asia. She was awarded in 2011 the highest Danish academic degree of dr phil by the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, in recognition of her work on the Orang Suku Laut (sea nomads). Her publications include The Orang Suku Laut of Riau, Indonesia: The Inalienable Gift of Territory (2010) and Indonesian Sea Nomads: Money, Magic, and Fear of the Orang Suku Laut of Riau (2003).

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“Cynthia Chou,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed August 18, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/611.