Ph.D. (International Development Education), Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA. 1984
A.M. Anthropology, Stanford University, 1982
M.P.A. (Hons.) National Institute of Development Administration, 1982
B.A. Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University, 1965
Multi-culturalism in modern societies
Research methodology in social science
Concepts and theories of ethnicity, nation, nationalism and globalization
Local Wisdom and Sustainable Development
Development studies, multiculturalism, ethnic relation, ethnic identity, cross-border issues, knowledge and power, health social science, resource management, regionalization of development in the Mekong sub-region.
Chayan Vaddhanaphuti, Malee Sitthikriengkrai, Charlotte Trenk-Hinterberger, Penpit Changakrum, Orraya Chawna, Thanyaporn Khunrat . (2017- 2019). Negotiating Development, Imaging Communities: Towards Local Solutions to Land Conflicts among Ethnic Communities and State Authorities in Thailand. Center for Ethnic Studies and Development (CESD), Faculty of Social Sciences, Chiang Mai University. 217 pages.