University of Wisconsin–Madison

Ryan Wolfson-Ford

Advisor: Alfred W. McCoy

Ryan Wolfson-Ford


My research interests include cultural and intellectual history, elites, and palm leaf manuscripts.

Field of Study

  • Southeast Asia

M.A. Title

  • “The Collapse of Lan Xang and the Aporia of Lao history: with a local history of Luang Prabang”

Working Dissertation Title

  • “Ideology in the Royal Lao Government era (1945-1975): a thematic approach”