Sidel, John T. 1966–

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SIDEL, John T. 1966–

PERSONAL: Born June 4, 1966, in New York, NY; son of Stephen and Nancy (Jarmon) Sidel; married Eva-Lotta Elisabeth Hedman (an academic and writer), June 25, 1999; children: Matilda Hedman. Education: Yale University, B.A. (summa cum laude) and M.A., both 1988; Cornell University, Ph.D., 1995.

ADDRESSES: Office—Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, Houghton St., London WC2A 2AE, England. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: University of London, London, England, reader in politics at London School of Oriental and African Studies, 1994–2004, professor of politics at London School of Economics and Political Science, 2004–.

MEMBER: Association for Asian Studies (member of Southeast Asia Council).

AWARDS, HONORS: British Academy grant.

WRITINGS:

Capital, Coercion, and Crime: Bossism in the Philippines, Stanford University Press (Stanford, CA), 1999.

(With Eva-Lotta E. Hedman) Philippine Politics and Society in the Twentieth Century: Colonial Legacies, Post-Colonial Trajectories, Routledge (New York, NY), 2000.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Riots, Regions, Jihad: Religious Violence in Indonesia; Liberalism, Communism, Islam, on "nationalist" struggles in Southeast Asia.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Pacific Affairs, fall, 2003, Paul D. Hutchcroft, review of Capital, Coercion, and Crime: Bossism in the Philippines, p. 505.