Elisabeth Arti Wulandari has been appointed assistant professor of humanities at Clarkson University.
She received her bachelor’s degree from Gadjah Mada University in Indonesia. She holds two master’s degrees: one from Cornell University; the other from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison). She also received her PhD in Comparative Literature from UW-Madison.
Wulandari focuses her research on understanding different cultures through literature, with particular emphasis on theater, imagination, activism, and social justice
Before coming to Clarkson, she was an associate professor at Sanata Dharma University in Indonesia. Prior to that, she was the lead instructor for Indonesian language and culture at the Defense Critical Language and Culture Program (DCLCP) at the University of Montana.
She is the recipient of multiple awards and fellowships, including 2 Fulbright scholarships, Social Science Research Council (SSRC), the Mellon-Wisconsin Summer Fellowship (UW-Madison), the Center for Southeast Asia Studies Fellowship (UW-Madison), the Integrating Research Ethics and Scholarship Fellowship (UW-Madison) and the UW-Madison Dissertator Fellowship.
She is a member of the Association for Asian Studies, the Council of Teachers of Southeast Asian Languages, the Modern Languages Association, Himpunan Sarjana-Kesusastraan Indonesia (HISKI—the Association of Indonesian Literary Scholars), and the American Comparative Literature Association.
She is fluent in Indonesian and Javanese. She is also an avid nature photographer. Some of her photos can be viewed at https://www.flickr.com/photos/129751925@N07/albums