Research

Interests

Political Economy, Varieties of Capitalism, Southeast Asian Politics, Economic Development, Corporate Governance.

Publications

Publications Under Review

  • Varieties of Capitalism in Southeast Asia. (Book under advance contract with Palgrave Macmillan’s The Political Economy of East Asia Series).
  • “Social Networking Software and Extended Simulations” under review at PS: Political Science and Politics.

Web-Based Publications

  • 2016                       Forthcoming. “Trust but verify: assessing student preparation instead of Participation” accepted for publication in Active Learning in Political Science. http://activelearningps.com/
  • 2016                       “Human-Scale Economics: Poverty Reduction in Northeastern Thailand.” International Public Policy Review. http://www.ippreview.com/

Awards and Grants

  • 2015       School of Arts and Social Sciences Research Strength Seed Grant. “Local Responses to Global Alternative Commodity Networks.” RM 7,000.
  • 2014       Social and Economic Transformation in Asia Research Grant. “Poverty and Growth in Rural Thailand.” RM 7,500.
  • 2014       Pro-Vice Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. Monash University Malaysia.
  • 2014       Social and Economic Transformation in Asia Education Grant. “Industry and Community Forum Series.” RM 25,950.
  • 2014       Social and Economic Transformation in Asia Education Grant. “ELGG-Server Assisted Blended Learning Simulation.” RM 5,000.
  • 2013       Social and Economic Transformation in Asia Education Grant. “Monash University Community Engagement Fair.” RM 5,000.
  • 2013       Social and Economic Transformation in Asia Education Grant. “Societal Transformation and Governance in Malaysia Student Competition.” RM 5,000.
  • 2013       Social Transformation in Southeast Asia Education Strength Grant. “Documentary Filmmaker in Residence.” RM 23,000.
  • 2012      Green Electronics Multidisciplinary Platform Grant. “Start-up of Centre for Green Electronics.” RM 500,000.

Invited Talks

  • 2015       “The Impact of Community Development Networks on Poverty Reduction Across Isaan.” Khon Kaen University. Faculty of Local Administration.
  • 2014       “Family Business in Thailand.” Singapore Management University. School of Social Sciences.

Working Papers and Conference Presentations

  • 2016       “Extended Simulation.” Paper presented at the American Political Science Association Learning and Teaching Conference. Portland, Oregon, USA.
  • 2015       “Poverty Reduction in Thailand” with John Donaldson. Paper presented at the ISA Global South Caucus Conference, Singapore.
  • 2012       “Explaining the Persistence and Varieties of Family Controlled Businesses.” Paper presented at the Workshop on Family Firms Management Research in Jönköping, Sweden.
  • 2011       “The Diversity of Family Firms in the Thai Electronics Industry.” Paper presented at the Thai Studies Association Conference in Melbourne, Australia.

Campus Talks

  • 2014       “Blended Learning Simulations.” Monash University Malaysia Professors Advisory Group PechaKucha Talk.
  • 2014       “Multidisciplinary Crisis Simulation.” Celebrating Innovative Learning Practice Symposium at Monash University Malaysia.
  • 2012       “Family Business in the Thai Electronics Industry.” School of Arts and Social Sciences Seminar Series.
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