Jan Nederveen Pieterse

News - Update Nov 2017

Jan Nederveen Pieterse's ChangingConstellations of the Southeast Asia ( Co-Edited by Abdul Rahman Embong and Siew Yean Tham is now available on Routledge



Jan Nederveen Pieterse is Mellichamp Professor of Global Studies and Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He specializes in globalization, development studies and cultural anthropology. He was previously at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague, the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, and the University of Amsterdam. He holds a part-time chair at Maastricht University. He currently focuses on new trends in twenty-first-century globalization and the implications of economic crisis. He has been visiting a professor in Argentina, Brazil, China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sweden, and Thailand. He is on the editorial board of Clarity Press, the Journal of Global Studies and e-global, and is associate editor of the European Journal of Social Theory, Ethnicities, Third Text and the Journal of Social Affairs. He edits book series on Emerging societies (Routledge) and New trends in globalization (Palgrave Macmillan). His most recent books include Multipolar Globalization: Emerging Economies and Development, China's Contingencies and Globalization (edited with Changgang Guo and Debin Liu), and Changing Constellations of Southeast Asia: From Northeast to China (edited with Abdul Rahman Embong and Siew Yean Tham).