Doctoral Students

Duncan McCargo has co-supervised 29 PhD students to successful completion at Leeds. Of these, 17 students have been Thai nationals and another two worked on Thai topics. His students have gone on to hold academic positions in some of Thailand’s leading 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 [Lecturer, Faculty of Political Science, Chiang Mai University]

2019: Petra Desatova, Nation-branding and Thai politics [Postdoctoral Fellow, NIAS, University of Copenhagen]

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, [Lecturer in Politics Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University]

2015: Chanintorn Pensute, PAO elections in Thailand, [Lecturer, Faculty of Political Science, 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 Chattarakul, Electoral politics in Thailand [Affiliated Researcher, NIAS]

2007: Naruemon Thabchumpon, NGOs and democracy in Thailand [Assistant Professor, Political Science, Chulalongkorn University]

2006: Pad Nilphan (Lavankura), Internationalising Thai higher education [Lecturer in 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 [Former Dean, Political Science, Mahasarakham University]