Research Excellence Community

Research Promotion and Management Office

Research Excellence Community

Research Excellence Community

The Research Excellence Community was established as an initiative by the Research and Promotion Management Unit at Mahidol University International College. The goal is to develop and facilitate a team of high potential researchers that produce high impact research findings, publications and products, as well as strengthen multidisciplinary research networks and focus on research proposal writing in applying for external funding.


Agnieszka Atthasit

Areas of Research: learning strategies in language acquisition, assessment in language acquisition, language portfolio, multilingualism, emergency remote learning /online learning

Asst. Prof. Analiza Perez-Amurao

Assistant Professor Dr. Analiza Perez-Amurao

Areas of Research: Applied Linguistics, Linguistic Anthropology, Migration Studies, Educational Anthropology

Mrs. Barbara Ekamp

Barbara Maria Ekamp

Areas of Research: Philosophy, Cognitive Sciences, Chinese History

Christin Marie Grothaus

Areas of Research: Social- and Cross-Cultural Psychology, Psychology of Education, Online Learning Across Cultures, Pro- and Anti-social Behavior, Workplace Communication and Motivation, Self- and Social Identity in the Context of Social Media Marketing

Christian Oesterhelf, MSc

Area of Research: Cultural History and Anthropology of Indonesia; Study of Temporal and Spatial Dynamics of Frontier Zones in Southeast Asia; Transitional Justice in Cambodia; Violence and Conflict Studies

Associate Professor Dr. Douglas Rhein

Areas of Research: Psychology, Film Analysis, Higher Education

Dr. Hardina Ohlendorf

Areas of Research: Discursive constructions of Taiwan identity, public space and public memory in post-authoritarian societies, transitional justice during democratic transitions, political and cultural dimensions of (Cross-Strait) tourism, strategic Chinese identities in Southeast Asia, identity constructions in frontier zones and borderlands

Mr. Matthew Ferguson

Dr. Matthew Ferguson
Areas of Research: International Education, Narrative Inquiry

Mr. Norachai Nanthakij

Norachai Nanthakij
Areas of Research: Intellectual Property

Dr. Peter Kurdi

Areas of Research: Probiotics, Prebiotics, Edible Insects

Dr. Wayne N. Phillips

Dr. Wayne Phillips

Areas of Research: Human dimensions of environmental change; adaptive and collaborative ecosystem governance in marine and aquatic systems; ecological rehabilitation, restoration, resilience, and conservation; holistic vulnerability and sustainability assessment; assessment of collective conservation actions; citizen science


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