About RCSD


teaching staff

Amporn Jirattikorn

PhD (Anthropology), University of Texas at Austin, USA
Research interest: ethnic relations, transnational migration, border studies, and visual and popular culture.

Yos Santasombat

PhD (Anthropology)
University of California, Berkeley, USA
Research interest:
Biodiversity, Community Forests, Local Wisdom and Sustainable Development, Natural Resource Management, Farmer Society and Culture, Political Anthropology (Leader and Powers), Psychological Anthropology (Femininity and sexuality), modern and consumerism, space and ethnic identity, marginalization and displacement.

Anan Ganjanapan

PhD (Anthropology), Cornell University, USA
Research interest: Economic anthropology, environmental management, history of rural economy and society, history of the Lanna, rituals and beliefs, social theory of development

Ekamol Saichan

Aratee Ayuthkorn

PhD (Social Science), Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Research interest: Resource management, cultural economicy, Indian studies

Chusak Wittayapak

Chayan Vaddhanaphuti

PhD (International Education Development). Stanford University, USA
PhD Honorary (Social Anthropology), Goteborg University, Sweden
Research interest: ethnicity & multiculturalism, regionalization of development in the Mekong sub-region, health social science, resource mangeement and border issues.

Aranya Siriphon

Malee Sitthikriengkrai

PhD (Medical and Health Social Science), Mahidol University, Thailand
Research interest: ethnic wisdom and development, refugees, community-based participatory research, Mekong river and food soverienty

Jamaree Chiengthong

Mukdawan Sakboon

PhD (Anthropology), Macquarie University, Australia
Research interest: ethnic minority in Northern Thailand, nationalism, citizenshop, cross-border impacts of development in Southeast Asia

Pinkaew Laungaramsri

Prasit Leepreecha

PhD (Anthropology), University of Washington, USA
Research interest: ethnicity, indigeneity, development, religion and tourism

Rangsima Wiwatwongwana

PhD (Social Work). Sydney University
Research interest: Family welfare, social problems, and social action

Wasan Panyagaew

PhD (Anthropology), Australian National University, Australia
Research interest: Tai/Thai culture under modernity, sociology of sport and of everyday life, anthropology of mass media, cultural Studies, border studies