Faculty Members

Mr. William J. Jones

Mr. William J. Jones

Mr. William J. Jones

Program Director
william.jon@mahidol.edu
+66 (0) 2700 5000, Ext. 1123

Education

  • Ph. D. Candidate (Philosophy; Mahidol University, Thailand)
  • M.A. (European Studies; Chulalongkorn University, Thailand)
  • B.A. (Social Science: International Studies; Mahidol University International College, Thailand)

Areas of Research Interest / Publication

ASEAN and European Integration, Human Rights in Southeast Asia, Contemporary Thai Politics, Comparative Regionalism, Theories of International Relations, Politics of Regional Integration

Publications
Peer Reviewed Articles & Review Articles

  • Jones, W. J., & Rhein, D. L. (2018). Tutorial Schools in Thailand: Perceptions and Motivations of Thai High School Students. FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 4(2), 66-83.
  • Agarwal, R., & Jones, W. J. (2018). Ganesa and His Cult in Contemporary Thailand. International Journal of Asia Pacific Studies, 14(2), 121-142.
  • Jones, W. J., & Rhein, D. L. (2018). Hegemonic Preservation and Thailand’s Constitutional Crisis. Romanian Journal of Politics and Society, 12(2), 7-35.
  • Jones, W. J. (2017). Myanmar’s Rohingya: Human Rights Abuses and Systemic Violence. Journal of Urban Culture Research, 14, 16-33.
  • Jones, W. J. (2017). Human Rights Treaty Ratification Behavior: An ASEAN Way of Creating Standards. Journal of Global Analysis, 7(1), 10-35.
  • Jones, W. J. (2015). Theorising Human Rights: An Analytical Framework for ASEAN. Journal of Alternative Perspectives in the Social Sciences, 6(4), 461-492.
  • Jones, W. J. (2014). Political Semiotics of National Campaign Posters & Pictorial Representation: Thailand’s 2011 General Elections. Semiotica, 199, 269-296.
  • Jones, W. J. (2014). Human Security & ASEAN Transboundary Haze: An Idea That Never Came. Journal of Alternative Perspectives in the Social Sciences, 5(4), 603-623.
  • Jones, W. J. (2014). Universalizing Human Rights The ASEAN Way. International Journal of Social Sciences, 3(3), 72-89.
  • Jones, W. J. (2013). Thai Capitalism and Political Economy Post 1997 Crisis, Silpakorn University Journal of Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts, 13(1), 253-264.
  • Jones, W. J. (2012). European Integration: Re-orientations of History and Political Studies. International Studies Review, 14(4), 615-621.
  • Jones, W. J. (2011). The ASEAN Economic Community & New Regionalism: A Neorealist Analysis. ASIEN – The German Journal on Contemporary Asia, 119, 49-66.
  • Jones, W. J. (2011). European Union Soft Power: Cultural Diplomacy & Higher Education in Southeast Asia. Silapakorn University International Journal, 9-10, 41-70.

Book Reviews, Periodicals and Encyclopedia Entries

  • Jones, W. J. (2017). Review of Constructing a Security Community in Southeast Asia: ASEAN and the Problem of Regional Order. Hague Journal of Diplomacy, 12(4), 361-364.
  • Jones, W. J. (2017). Review of Unequal Thailand: Aspects of Income, Wealth and Power, Journal of Contemporary Asia, 47(4), 668-671.
  • Jones, W. J. (2016). Review of ASEAN, Sovereignty and Intervention in Southeast Asia, African and Asian Studies, 15(1), 120-123.
  • Jones, W. J. (2015). Review of ASEAN Matters! Reflecting on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, East Asian Integration Studies, 8(1).
  • Jones, W. J. & Copeland, M. (2015) Review of Southeast Asia in the New International Era, 6th edition, Journal of International and Global Studies, 7(1), 159-162.
  • Jones, W. J. (2015). Buddhadasa Bhikkhu. In Jesudas Athyal (ed.) Religion in Southeast Asia: An Encyclopedia of Faiths and Culture (pp. 18-19). Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO.
  • Jones, W. J. (2015). Nationalism. In Jesudas Athyal (ed.) Religion in Southeast Asia: An Encyclopedia of Faiths and Culture (pp. 202-205). Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO.
  • Jones, W. J. (2015). Sulak Sivaraksa. In Jesudas Athyal (ed.) Religion in Southeast Asia: An Encyclopedia of Faiths and Culture (pp. 291-293). Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO.
  • Jones, W. J. (2014). Review of ASEAN Regionalism Cooperation, Values and Institutionalization, Journal of Contemporary Asia, 44(2), 367-369.
  • Jones, W. J. (2014). Review of Unity in Connectivity? Evolving Human Rights Mechanisms in the ASEAN Region, Human Rights Law Review, 14(3), 573-575.
  • Jones, W. J. (2014). Review of Presidents, Assemblies, and Policy-Making in Asia, East Asian Integration Studies, 7(16).
  • Jones, W. J. (2013). Review of Human Rights and Gender Violence: Translating International Law into Local Justice, Silpakorn University Journal of Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts, 13(2), 329-334.
  • Jones, W. J. (2013). Review of Alan Collins: Building a People-oriented Security Community the ASEAN Way, Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, 32(1), 144-148.
  • Jones, W. J. (2013). Review of Conversations with Thaksin – from Exile to Deliverance Thailand’s Populist Tycoon Tells his Story, Austrian Journal of South-East Asian Studies, 6(2), 395-397.
  • Interview with Caijing Magazine 12-16-2013 – Thai Fable The Electoral System Test of Democracy.

  • Jones, W. J. (2012). Review of Thai Capital After the 1997 Crisis, Journal of Asian and African Studies, 47(3), 582-584.
  • Jones, W. J. (2012). Review of Non-Western International Relations Theory Perspectives on and beyond Asia, Journal of International and Global Studies, 4(1), 96-101.
  • Jones, W. J. (2012). Review of Thaksin, Journal of Contemporary Asia, 42(2), 328-331.
  • Jones, W. J. (2012). Review of Kissinger’s Year: 1973, Journal of International and Global Studies, 3(2), 170-171.

Course Taught

  • Introduction to Political Science
  • Approaches to International Relations
  • International Law & International Relations
  • Comparative Regionalism

Social Science Office

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Phone: +66 (0) 2700 5000 Ext.1713
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