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Asst. Prof. Mr. William J. Jones
Division Chair
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
  • Agarwal, Ruchi & Jones, William J. (2022) Social Media’s Role in the Changing Religious Landscape of Contemporary Bangkok. Religions, 13(5), 421-438.
  • Jones, William J. (2021) State of Art: Theories and Methods of Studying the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights & Human Rights in Southeast Asia. Journal of Asia Pacific Studies, 6(2), 229-244.
  • Jones, William J. & Theerawong, Pawinpon (2021) Muay Thai Diplomacy: Thailand’s Soft Power Through Public Diplomacy. Journal of Alternative Perspectives in the Social Sciences. 11(1), 99-123.
  • Jones, William J. & Agarwal, Ruchi (2021) Herding Cats & Howling Dogs: The Thai Military, Applied Authoritarianism and the Election of 2019. Journal of Asia Pacific Studies, 6(1), 39-70.
  • Rhein, Douglas. L. & Jones, William J. (2020) The Impact of Ethnicity on the sociocultural Adjustment of International Students in Thai Higher Education. Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 9(3), 363–388.
  • Jones, William J. & Rhein, Douglas 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, Ruchi & Jones, William J. (2018). Ganesa and His Cult in Contemporary Thailand. International Journal of Asia Pacific Studies, 14(2), 121-142.
  • Jones, William J. & Rhein, Douglas L. (2018). Hegemonic Preservation and Thailand’s Constitutional Crisis. Romanian Journal of Politics and Society, 12(2), 7-35.
  • Jones, William J. (2017). Myanmar’s Rohingya: Human Rights Abuses and Systemic Violence. Journal of Urban Culture Research, 14, 16-33.
  • Jones, William J. (2017). Human Rights Treaty Ratification Behavior: An ASEAN Way of Creating Standards. Journal of Global Analysis, 7(1), 10-35.
  • Jones, William J. (2015). Theorising Human Rights: An Analytical Framework for ASEAN. Journal of Alternative Perspectives in the Social Sciences, 6(4), 461-492.
  • Jones, William J. (2014). Political Semiotics of National Campaign Posters & Pictorial Representation: Thailand’s 2011 General Elections. Semiotica, 199, 269-296.
  • Jones, William 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, William J. (2014). Universalizing Human Rights The ASEAN Way. International Journal of Social Sciences, 3(3), 72-89.
  • Jones, William J. (2013). Thai Capitalism and Political Economy Post 1997 Crisis, Silpakorn University Journal of Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts, 13(1), 253-264.
  • Jones, William J. (2012). European Integration: Re-orientations of History and Political Studies. International Studies Review, 14(4), 615-621.
  • Jones, William J. (2011). The ASEAN Economic Community & New Regionalism: A Neorealist Analysis. ASIEN – The German Journal on Contemporary Asia, 119, 49-66.
  • Jones, William 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, William J. (2022 Forthcoming). Review of The Frontiers of Public Diplomacy Hegemony, Morality and Power in the International Sphere. India Quarterly
  • Jones, William J. (2022 Forthcoming). Review of China’s Rise and Australia–Japan–US Relations Primacy and Leadership in East Asia. Malaysian Journal of International Relations
  • Jones, William J. (2022). Review of Washington Bullets. International Studies, 59(1), 97-98
  • Jones, William J. (2021). Review of Preventive Diplomacy in the Asia-Pacific. Hague Journal of Diplomacy, 16(4), 603-606
  • Jones, William 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, William J. (2017). Review of Unequal Thailand: Aspects of Income, Wealth and Power, Journal of Contemporary Asia, 47(4), 668-671.
  • Jones, William J. (2016). Review of ASEAN, Sovereignty and Intervention in Southeast Asia, African and Asian Studies, 15(1), 120-123.
  • Jones, William J. (2015). Review of ASEAN Matters! Reflecting on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, East Asian Integration Studies, 8(1).
  • Jones, William 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, William 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, William 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, William 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, William J. (2014). Review of ASEAN Regionalism Cooperation, Values and Institutionalization, Journal of Contemporary Asia, 44(2), 367-369.
  • Jones, William J. (2014). Review of Unity in Connectivity? Evolving Human Rights Mechanisms in the ASEAN Region, Human Rights Law Review, 14(3), 573-575.
  • Jones, William J. (2014). Review of Presidents, Assemblies, and Policy-Making in Asia, East Asian Integration Studies, 7(16).
  • Jones, William 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, William 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, William 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, William J. (2012). Review of Thai Capital After the 1997 Crisis, Journal of Asian and African Studies, 47(3), 582-584.
  • Jones, William 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, William J. (2012). Review of Thaksin, Journal of Contemporary Asia, 42(2), 328-331.
  • Jones, William J. (2012). Review of Kissinger’s Year: 1973, Journal of International and Global Studies, 3(2), 170-171.

Course Taught

  • ICGS 116 Political Science
  • ICIR 101 Approaches to International Relations and Global Affairs
  • ICIR 102 Approaches to Comparative Politics and Systems
  • ICIR 312 International Law and International Relations
  • ICIR 332 Comparative Regionalism
Ms. Pattaka Sa-ngimnet
Program Director for General Education
pattaka.sag@mahidol.ac.th
+66 (0) 2700 5000, Ext. 1756

Education

Ph. D. Candidate (Teaching and Technology; Assumption University, Thailand)
M.A. (History of Gender Issues; University of Central Arkansas, USA)
B.A. (Social Science; Mahidol University International College, Thailand)

Areas of Research Interest

Gender Inequality, Cultural Issues, Education Issues.

Course Taught

Tourism Geography
Human Geography
Gender Issues in the Modern World
Independent Study in the Social Sciences

Ms. Christin Grothaus
Program Coordinator for Psychology Minor and Certificate Program
christinmarie.gro@mahidol.ac.th
+66 (0) 2700 5000,Ext. 1756

Education

  • Ph.D. Candidate Educational and Social Science
    University of Oldenburg
  • M.A. Educational Science, Psychology
    University of Hamburg
  • B.A. Educational Science, Psychology
    University of Hamburg

Areas of Research Interest / Publication

  • Cross-cultural psychology
  • Social psychology
  • Expatriation, HR development
  • Collaborative online learning across cultures

Publications: 

  • Grothaus, C. (2018). Compliance across cultures, towards an increased understanding of the Self and the Other Global Ethics, In: Global Ethics, Compliance & Integrity, Deutscher Fachverlag.
  • Grothaus, C. (2017). Cross-cultural compliance, Comply – The magazine for compliance professionals, 3, 57-59.
  • Grothaus, C. (2015). Adapting HR Concepts of German MNC’s to Thai Subsidiaries. International Journal of Behavioral Science, 10 (2), 37-52.
  • Grothaus, C. (2010) Leading with emotional intelligence: German HR development in Thailand. Thaizeit, 47, 28-30.
  • Grothaus, C. (2010). 50 years Lufthansa in Thailand, German-Thai relations, Thaizeit,
  • Grothaus, C. (2010). Life lessons, German – Thai School for Life. Thaizeit, 37, 28-30.
  • Grothaus, C. & Niratpattanasai K. (2009). Bridging the Gap – Focus on Thai Strength. Bangkok Post.

Course Taught

  • Social Psychology
  • Prosocial and Antisocial Behavior
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Psychology of Motivation
  • Skills in dealing with people across cultures
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Douglas Rhein
douglas.rhe@mahidol.ac.th
+66 (0) 2700 5000, Ext. 1755

Education

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

Publication

  • 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

Dr. Hardina Ohlendorf
hardina.ohl@mahidol.ac.th
+66 (0) 2700 5000, Ext. 1616

Education

Ph. D. (Political Science; School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK)
M. Sc. (Asian Politics; School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK)

Areas of Research Interest

Sociology of Knowledge, Nationalism, Identity, East Asia, China, Taiwan.

Course Taught

  • ICGS 119 International Studies
  • ICIR 203 Foundations of Political Thought
  • ICIR 204 Perspectives on International Relations
  • ICIR 235 Strategic Networks in Asia-Pacific
  • ICIR 324 Society and Technology in the Modern World
  • ICIR 325 Migration, Diaspora and the Politics of Space
  • ICIR 326 Contemporary China: Global, Regional and Local Perspectives
  • ICIR 333 The Politics of Memory in Asia
Asst. Prof. Dr. Ruchi Agarwal
ruchi.aga@mahidol.ac.th
+66 (0) 2700 5000, Ext. 1703

Education

  • Ph.D. (Multicultural Studies; RILCA, Mahidol University, Thailand)
  • M.A. (Culture and Development; Mahidol University, Thailand) M.A. (International Economics and Finance, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand)
  • B.A. (Business Administration; Mahidol University International College, Thailand)

Areas of Research Interest / Publication

  • Religious Diversity in Thailand, Economics of Religions, Economic Development, South Asian Regional Development.

Publication

  • Agarwal, R. (2018). Hinduism Transformed? A Case Study of Hindu Diaspora in Thailand. In Hiralal. K (ed.) Global Hindu Diaspora: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. Routledge: London and New York. Ch.5. pp. 103-122.
  • Agarwal, R. (2018). Religions, Trade Networks, and their Marketing Infrastructure in Asia. Antrocom Journal of Anthropology. Vol. 14. N.2. (2018). ISSN 1973-2880.
  • Agarwal, R. (2018). Breaking the Links? A Case Study of Indian Diaspora in Thailand. Journal of Global Analysis. Vol. 8. No. 2. pp 129-143.
  • Agarwal, R. & Jones. W (2018).  Ganesa and his cult in Contemporary Thailand.  International Journal of Asia Pacific Studies. Vol. 14. No.2 (July 2018).  ISSN 1823-6243.
  • Agarwal, R. (2018). Commodification of Hinduism in Contemporary Thailand: Evidence from a Hindu Shrine in Bangkok.  Human Behavior, Development and Society. Vol. 19 (December 2018). ISSN 2651-1762.
  • Agarwal, R. (2015). Hinduism Transformed? A Case Study of Hindu Diaspora in Thailand. Nidan: International Journal for the Study of Hinduism. University of Kwazulu-Natal, Vol. 27. Nos. 1&2. 2015.
  • Agarwal, R. (2014). Changing Roles of Women in Indian Cinema. Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Studies (HASSS). Vol. 14. no.2 (May-Aug. 2014) pp 91-106. ISSN (Online): 2630-0079https://www.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/hasss/article/view/20004/17430
  • Agarwal, R. (2013). Cultural Collusion: South Asia and the construction of the Modern Thai National Identities. Interdisciplinary Journal of Social Sciences (Supplementary Issue), Mahidol University, Vol. 13. Special issue pp 89-115.
  • Agarwal, R. (2012). Thai and Indian Cultural Linkage: The Religious Festivities. Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Studies (HASSS). Vol. 11.no. 2. pp 79-90. https://www.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/hasss/article/view/7477/6462
  • Agarwal, R. (2010). Water festivals of Thailand: The Indian Connection. Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Studies (HASSS). Vol. 9-10. pp 7-18.   https://www.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/hasss/article/view/7501/6486

Course Taught

  • ICGS 135 Religious Experiences
  • ICIR 234 Perspectives on South Asia
  • ICIR 301 Research Methods
  • ICIR 331 Religion and Politics in the Contemporary World
Mr. Christian Oesterheld
christian.oes@mahidol.ac.th
+66 (0) 2700 5000, Ext. 1312

Education

Ph.D. Candidate (Southeast Asian Studies; University of Frankfurt, Germany)
M.Sc. (Conflict Violence and Development; School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK)
B.A. (Austronesian Studies; Asia-Africa-Institute, University of Hamburg, Germany)

 

Areas of Research Interest

Ethnic relations and intergroup violence in Southeast Asia; Dynamics of identity and ethnicity in Borneo; Continuity and change in Indonesian societies; Inculturation and localisation in Southeast Asian Christianity; Perceptions of justice in Cambodia; Memory and history in Cambodia.

Course Taught

  • ICIR 212 Social Institutions of the Modern World
  • ICIR 213 Conflict, War and Peace Studies
  • ICIR 224 Security and Conflict in a Global Perspective
  • ICIR 227 Approaches to Culture and Society
  • ICIR 231 Imperial Legacies in Asia
  • ICIR 232 Tradition and Modernity in Asia
  • ICIR 327 Ethnicity and Representation in International Affairs
Asst. Prof. Dr. Natanaree Posrithong
natanaree.pos@mahidol.ac.th
+66 (0) 2700 5000, Ext. 1114

Education

  • Ph. D. (Philosophy, History and Language; The Australian National University, Australia)
  • M.A. (History of International Relations; London School of Economics and Political Science, England)
  • B.A. (Hons.) (Social Science; Mahidol University International College, Thailand)

Areas of Research Interest

  • History of Diseases and Medicine, The Colonial Impact on Southeast Asia, History of Education.

Course Taught

  • ICGS 109 American History, Film and Modern Life
  • ICIR 201 The Formation of the Modern World From the Industrial Revolution to High Imperialism
  • ICIR 246 Europe Since 1945/ICIR 236 Politics and Identity in Cold War Europe, 1945-1991
  • ICIR 274 International Organizations
Dr. Robin Ramcharan

Education

• Ph.D. International Relations, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies 1998
• Master of Laws (LLM), International Law Specialization, University of London, UK 2012
• M.A. International Relations, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies 1993
• Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of London, UK 2005
• B.A. (Hons.) History, Queen’s University, Canada 1989

 

Selected Publications

Books and Monographs
• 2018. Asia and the Drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Co-authored. Palgrave Macmillan (c. October 2018)
• 2017. The Universal Periodic Review of Southeast Asia: Civil Society Perspectives. Palgrave Macmillan
• 2013 International Intellectual Property Law and Human Security. Asser Press/Springer, 2013
• 2007 Foreign Policy and the National Security of Guyana, Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press 2007.
• 2002 Forging a Singaporean Statehood 1965 – 1995: The Contribution of Japan. Dordrecht: Kluwer Law International, 2003 http://www.history-asia.com/l-4911-8.html
• 1998 Asian Pacific Security: Pitfalls of the Regional Approach. Program for Strategic and International Studies, Graduate Institute of International Affairs, Geneva, Occasional Paper No. 1, January 1998

Book Chapters
• 2019 “Human Rights and Conflict Prevention: The Protection Gap,” in Routledge Handbook of Human Rights in Asia, edited by Francois de Varennes and Christie Gardiner
• 2015 “International Migration in Southeast Asia: Protection Norms and Challenges Facing ASEAN,” in Family, Separation and Migration: An Evolution-Involution of the Global Refugee Crisis, Edited by Oreste Foppiani and Oana A. Scarlatescu, Peter Lang Publishers (Switzerland).
• 2012 “Business, Intellectual Property and Human Rights,” chapter in International Business and Human Rights edited by Dr. Manoj Sinha, (Sage)
• 2005 “The ASEAN Regional Forum,” in Conflict Prevention in Practice, edited by B.G.Ramcharan, Dordrecht: Martinus Nijhoff. With preface by Prof. Paul Kennedy.
• 2003 “ASEAN and Non-Interference,” in The 2nd ASEAN Reader, S. Siddique and S.Kumar, Eds., Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, pp.52-57.

Articles
• 2015. Special Edition of Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs on “Democracy and Human Rights in Southeast Asia,” c. December 2015, co-edited. (peer-reviewed)
• 2013 “ASEAN’s Problematic Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights: The New Media’s Role in Enhancing the Protection of Human Rights,” in Journal of International Studies (UUM, Malaysia), Vol. 9,
• 2013. (peer-reviewed) 2012 “The Protection of Human Rights In Southeast Asia: Improving The Effectiveness Of Civil Society,” with James Gomez, in Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law (2) (2012) 27-43 (peer-reviewed)
• 2011 “The Case for an International Equity Panel in the World Intellectual Property Regime,” article in Indian Journal of International Law (IJIL), October/November 2011. (peer-reviewed)
• 2010 “ASEAN’s Human Rights Commission: Policy Considerations for Enhancing its Capacity to Protect Human Rights, UCL Human Rights Review, December 2010 (peer-reviewed)
• 2006 “Singapore’s Emerging Knowledge Economy: The Role of Intellectual Property and its Possible Socio-Economic Implications for Singapore.” The World Intellectual Property Journal. Vol.9, No. 3, 2006 (peer-reviewed)
• 2005 “Protecting Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Medicines of Indigenous Peoples through Intellectual Property Rights: Issues, Challenges and Strategies,” co-authored with Mpazi Sinjela, Journal of Minority and Group Rights, Sweden, (peer-reviewed)
• 2005 “Intellectual Property and Security: A Preliminary Exploration,” in Contemporary Robin Ramcharan 10 Security Policy, Volume 26, No. 1, April 2005. (peer-reviewed)
• 2004 “The Protection of Copyrights and Related Rights in Africa: Challenges to Protection in the Internet Age,” co-authored with Mpazi Sinjela, in African Yearbook of International Law, Vol.10, 2002. (peer-reviewed)
• 2000 “ASEAN and Non-Interference: A Principle Maintained,” Contemporary Southeast Asia: A Journal of International and Strategic Affairs. Vol. 22/1, April 2000. (peer-reviewed)
• 2000 “The African Refugee Crisis: Contemporary Challenges to the Protection of Refugees and Displaced Persons in Africa,” in African Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 8 (published 2002)
• 2000 “Thirty years on: a legal review of the 1969 OAU Refugee Convention,” co-authored revision of Professor Ab-Saab’s article. African Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 8
• 1999 “ASEAN Regional Forum: Pitfall in Pacific Asia’s Security?” World Affairs (New Delhi), Fall 1999. http://www.worldaffairsjournal.com/iss_detail99.htm

Course Taught

  • ICIR 202 Globalization and the International Order in the Twentieth Century: From the First World War to 9/11
  • ICIR 226 The History and Concept of Diplomacy
  • ICIR 223 Democracy as a Political System
  • ICIR 305 Conflict Resolution
Dr. James A. Warren
james.war@mahidol.ac.th

Education

  • Ph. D. (History; School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK)
  • M. A. (South East Asian Studies; School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK)
  • B. A. (Modern History and Politics; University of Reading, UK)

Areas of Research Interest

The socio-economic history of modern Thailand; The development and propagation of Thai historiography and popular Thai history; The impact of colonialism in Southeast Asia

Publications

Books and Monographs
Gambling, the State and Society in Thailand, c.1800-1945, Routledge: London and New York, 2013 (paperback 2015)

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
‘Semi-Colonialism Distilled: The Société française des distilleries de l’Indochine and the Siamese Government in the Early Twentieth Century’, Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia, Vol. 30, No. 3 (Nov. 2015), pp. 641-674

‘Troublesome Spirits: Alcohol, Excise and Extraterritoriality in Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Siam’, South East Asia Research, Vol. 21, No. 4 (Dec. 2013), pp. 575-599

‘The Rangoon Jail Riot of 1930 and the Prison Administration of British Burma’, South East Asia Research, Vol. 10, No. 1 (Mar. 2002), pp. 5-29

Conference Proceedings
‘The Absolute Monarchy and the Development of the Alcohol Industry in Early Twentieth-Century Thailand’, Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Thai Studies, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 15-18 July 2017, Vol. 5, pp. 1925-1945

Book Reviews
Review of A Regional Economic History of Thailand, by Porphant Ouyyanont, Journal of the Siam Society, Vol. 108, Pt. 1 (2020), pp. 163-165

Review of Thailand: History, Politics and the Rule of Law, by James Wise, Journal of the Siam Society, Vol. 108, Pt. 1 (2020), pp. 165-168

Review of British Economic Development in South East Asia, 1880-1939, edited by David Sunderland, Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, Vol. 48, No. 2 (June 2017), pp. 324-326

Review of The Lost Territories: Thailand’s History of National Humiliation, by Shane Strate, Journal of the Siam Society, Vol. 104 (2016), pp. 211-214

Review of The Man Who Accused the King of Killing a Fish: The Biography of Narin Phasit of Siam, 1874-1950, by Peter Koret, Journal of the Siam Society, Vol. 103 (2015), pp. 316-319

Courses Taught

  • ICIR 214 Perspectives on Thailand
  • ICIR 215 Thai Foreign Policy
  • ICIR 231 Imperial Legacies in Asia

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