Seth Kane

Ph.D. Candidate (2017 Cohort)
Seth Kane

Dissertation Project

Myanmar’s political transition and peace processes

Professional Background

Conflict analysis and management


Thai, French, Mixed Methods



Seth Kane’s research focuses on the nexus of Myanmar’s political transition and peace processes, particularly with regards to the effects of international aid and diplomacy. Seth received his B.A. in Human Biology – Evolution and Ecology from Brown University and his M.A. in Asia Studies and International Economics from the Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Seth has 11 years work experience focusing on South and Southeast Asia as a conflict analyst, international politics lecturer, and conflict management project implementer.

Grants & Fellowships

Boren Research Fellow, Johns Hopkins SAIS, 2010.

Freeman Foundation Fellow, Johns Hopkins SAIS, 2008-2010.