b. 1918, d. 01/29/2000
Scholar of Southeast Asia, specializing in Indonesia. Professor at Cornell University, graduate studies at Stanford University (MA) and Johns Hopkins University (PhD). A prolific author, he was the writer and editor of numerous works, including Nationalism and revolution in Indonesia. Visible and consistant critic of the war of the United States in Vietnam, and author of several books on the topic. Retired from Cornell University in 1988. The Kahin Center for Advanced Research on Southeast Asia at Cornell University was named in his honor by the Southeast Asian studies program that he helped found.