Anne Hansen

Portrait of Anne    Hansen

A professor of History at University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA), Anne Hansen has extensively researched ethical ideas and modern religion representations in South East Asia, with an accent on Theravadin Buddhism.

Her MD thesis at Harvard Divinity School in 1988 was titled: "Crossing the River: Secularization of Khmer Childbirth Rituals."

She is the author of several published studies, as well as the following books: At the Edge of the Forest : Essays on Cambodia, History, and Narrative in Honor of David Chandler (Cornell University SEAP Press, 2008), and How to Behave: Buddhism and Modernity in Colonial Cambodia, 1860–1930 (University of Hawaii Press, 2007).

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