Ian Baird

Ian Baird is professor of Geography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he is also the Director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, and the coordinator for the Hmong Studies Consortium. His interests include dams in the Mekong River Basin and their impacts on fish and fisheries and Indigeneity in Southeast Asia. He had extensive experience living and working in Laos, Thailand and Cambodia. His most recent book is titled, Rise of the Brao: Ethnic Minorities in northeastern Cambodia during Vietnamese Occupation (University of Wisconsin Press, 2020).