Professor of International Relations at the University of Delaware USA. Alice D. Ba, PhD (University of Virginia, 2000) joined the Department in 2000. Her research considers the international relations of Southeast Asia with a special focus on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its institutional engagements with China and the United States, and their impact on existing patterns of East Asian regional integration, including the institutional dimensions of a changing regional order.

The author of (Re)Negotiating East and Southeast Asia: Region, Regionalism, and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Stanford 2009), she serves on a number of editorial boards, is a research associate of the ASEAN Studies Center at American University in Washington, DC, and has received US Fulbright awards for work in Beijing and Singapore. Professor Ba teaches courses on Southeast Asia’s world relations and development, Chinese politics and foreign policy, and comparative regionalisms and also served as Director of Asian Studies at the University of Delaware from 2009-2014.