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 and Public Administration, Chiang Mai University

2019: Petra Desatova, Nation-branding and Thai politics, Postdoctoral Fellow, Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, 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, 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, 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, Associate Professor, Former Dean of the College of Governance, Mahasarakham University