SEAM Executive Committee

The SEAM Executive Committee consists of both elected and ex-officio members.

The SEAM Committee elects a Chair and two members. SEAM elects one faculty representative, and an additional scholar representative is appointed by CORMOSEA. A representative of the Center for Research Libraries shall serve as a nonvoting, ex-officio member of the Executive Committee. The immediate past-Chairperson serves on the Executive Committee as a nonvoting, ex-officio member for a period of one year.

Members of the SEAM Executive Committee serve three-year terms, elected in alternate years. The committee has discretionary project approval authority for new projects up to $1,000 and additional expenditures of ongoing projects up to $1,000 in any given year.

Current Committee

Zoë McLaughlin, Chair (2022-2025), Michigan State University

Lawrence Ashmun (2022-2025), University of Wisconsin

Hao Phan (2022-2025), Northern Illinois University

Charles Keith, Faculty Representative (2022-2025), Michigan State University, appointed by CORMOSEA

Muhamad Ali, Faculty Representative (2020–2023), University of California, Riverside

Ex-officio Member

Marie Waltz, Center for Research Libraries


List of past SEAM Chairs

Pos Maluku

SEAM Microfilms Pos Maluku

The Southeast Asia Microform Project (SEAM) has preserved issues from 1991 to 1994 of the Indonesian newspaper Pos Maluku. This title is published in the city of Ambon, in the Maluku province of Eastern Indonesia. In the early 2000s, Maluku experienced armed conflict between Muslims and Christians.