Faculty Members

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Douglas Rhein

Assistant Professor Dr. Douglas Rhein

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Douglas Rhein

Division Chair
+66 (0) 2700 5000, Ext. 1755


Ph. D. (Education Psychology; University of Southern Queensland, Australia)
M.A. (Mass Communications; University of Leicester, England)
B.Sc. (Psychology; East Michigan University, USA)

Areas of Research Interest / Publication

Psychology, Media Studies


  • Cornelius, P., & Rhein, D. (2019). Frozen in Time. Journal of Film and Video (in print)
    Cornelius, P., & Rhein, D. (2019). Fifty Years On: Gender and the Role of Imagination in Lindsay Anderson’s If …Journal of Popular Film and Television. 47(2), 81-89.
  • Cornelius, P. & Rhein, D. (2019) Cinema of Change: Evolving Responses to World War II in Japan and the United States. World War II Re-explored. Peter Lang Publishing pp. 219-246.
  • Pitakchinnapong, N., & Rhein, D. (2019). Exploration of the Causation of Mental Illness in Thailand: Perceptions of Thai University Students. Human Behavior, Development and Society. 20(2), 7-19.
  • Rhein, D. (2018). International University Students in Thailand: Shifting from Universalistic Models to an Ethnicity Matters Approach. Journal of Research in International Education, 17(3), 286-308.
  • Rhein, D. (2018). African American Student Sociocultural Adjustment to Thai International Higher Education. Globalisation, Societies and Education, 11(2), 1-14.
  • Rhein, D. (2018). Sociocultural Adjustment and Coping Strategies of Korean and Japanese Students in a Thai International College. International Journal of Asia Pacific Studies. 14 (1), 57-78.
  • Rhein, D. (2018). Positive Aspects of Study Abroad Programs in Thailand: Students Perceptions of Events. Journal of Alternative Perspectives in the Social Sciences. 4(4), 492-526
  • Jones, W. J., & Rhein, D. L. (2017). Tutorial Schools in Thailand: Perceptions and Motivations of Thai High School Students. In FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education. 4(2), 66-83.
  • Jones, W. J., & Rhein, D. (2017). Hegemonic Preservation and Thailand’s Constitutional Crisis. Romanian Journal of Society & Politics, 12(2), 7-35.
  • Rhein, D (2017). International Higher Education in Thailand: Challenges within a Changing Context. Journal of Alternative Perspectives in the Social Sciences 8 (3), 281-298.
  • Rhein, D. (2016). Westernisation and the Thai higher education system: past and present. Journal of Educational Administration and History. 48(3), 261-274.
  • Rhein, D. (2016). Burmese sociocultural adjustment to Thai international programs: an analysis of the impact of historical revisionism. Journal of Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 15(3), 189-208.
  • Rhein, D. & Sukawatana, P. (2015). Thai university student schemas and anxiety symptomatology. International Education Studies, 8(7), 108-126.
  • Rhein, D. (2013). The Researcher You are is the Person You Are. Interdisciplinary Studies Journal. Social Science Journal of Mahidol University 13(2), 77-91.
  • Rhein, D. (2013). The Workplace Challenge: Cross-Cultural Leadership in Thailand. International Studies in Educational Administration (Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration & Management (CCEAM)). 41(1), 41-55.

Course Taught

Introduction to Psychology
Social Psychology
Educational Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Cross-Cultural Psychology
Evolutionary Psychology
Independent Study in the Social Sciences

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