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Eric Tagliacozzo

Eric Tagliacozzo is a professor of history at Cornell, where he primarily teaches Southeast Asian studies. He directs Cornell's Comparative Muslim Societies Program and its Modern Indonesia Project, and he edits the journal Indonesia.

Eric is the author of Secret Trades, Porous Borders: Smuggling and States Along a Southeast Asian Frontier, 1865-1915 (Yale, 2005), which won the Harry J. Benda Prize from the Association of Asian Studies (AAS) in 2007. In 2011, Duke University Press published Eric’s Chinese Circulations, and in 2014 Oxford University Press will publish Burmese Lives, a book of essays introduced and co-edited by Eric.