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PhD Students

I co-supervised 30 PhD students to successful completion at Leeds: 17 students were Thai nationals, and another two worked on Thailand. Most are now teaching in Thai universities.

Thailand-related PhDs

2019: Narongdej Phanthaphoommee, Translation of General Prayut’s speeches, Lecturer, Mahidol University

2019: Rungchai Yensabai, The ‘Other’ in Thai Cold War literature, Lecturer, Faculty of Political Science, Srinakharinwirot University

2019: Panuwat  Panduprasert, Political role of Thai military, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Public Administration, Chiang Mai University

2019: Petra Desatova, Nation-branding and Thai politics, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Birmingham

2018: Hafiz Salae, Islamic movements and politics in Thailand, Lecturer, Faculty of Political Science, Prince of Songkhla University, Pattani

2018: Khajornsak Sitthi, Redshirt village movement in Thailand, Assistant Professor, Politics, Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University

2015: Chanintorn Pensute, PAO elections in Thailand, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Public Administration, Chiang Mai University

2014: Pechladda Pechpakdee, Villagers and mobility in Northeast Thailand, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Architecture, Mahasarakham University

2014: Uer-Aree Phothiyarom, IT industry in Vietnam

2013: Narut Wasinpiyamonkhon, Politics of NGOs in Thailand Lecturer, Faculty of Political Science, Ubon Ratchathani University

2011: Montornkit Rupkajorn, Military culture in the Southern Thai insurgency  Colonel (ret.), Royal Thai Army

2008: Antika Preeyanon, Village development funds in Thailand UNESCAP, Bangkok

2007: Michelle Tan, Corruption and education reform in Thailand, Former lecturer, Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University

2007: Anyarat Chattharakul, Electoral politics in Thailand, Affiliated Researcher, Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, Copenhagen

2007: Naruemon Thabchumpon, NGOs and democracy in Thailand, Associate Professor, Political Science, Chulalongkorn University

2006: Pad Nilphan (Lavankura), Internationalising Thai higher education,  Assistant Professor, Political Science, Ramkhamhaeng University

2003: Savitri Gadavanij, Parliamentary discourse in Thailand, Assistant Professor, NIDA, Bangkok

2002: Jak Sangchai, International politics of environment in Thailand, Counsellor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand

2001: Somchai Phatharathananunth, Farmers and politics in Isan, Associate Professor, Former Dean of the College of Governance, Mahasarakham University