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Happy Songkran at the Thai Embassy

Thanks to my beloved friend, Tina Neville, I had the chance to attend a Songkran celebration at the Thai Embassy last week here in Washington, D.C. I was thankful to meet the new Ambassador of Thailand to the United States, Pisan Manawapat, who took over for Vijavat Isarabhakdi in February. We talked on two occasions […]

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Conference: Comparative and International Education Society (CIES)

In March, we had a fantastic CIES conference here in Washington, D. C. CIES is the Comparative and International Education Society, which is essentially the largest international education conference in the country. It was so convenient being here in DC and I was more than glad to welcome three friends to stay with me for […]

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Book Chapter: Higher Education in Thailand

As many of you know, I have been working tirelessly for the last few months on a book chapter for a book on education in Thailand published by Springer. The chapter is on Higher Education in Thailand and focuses on trends of privatization and massification. It was a labor of love and took many hours. […]

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