International Affairs

Kevin Downey



Assistant Professor Dr. Jittipat Poonkham
Address: Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University, Tha Prachan, Bangkok 1020
Telephone: 02-613-2301
Fax: 02-226-5651
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PhD in International Politics, Aberystwyth University, UK
MPhil in International Relations, St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford
BA in Political Science (International Relations), First Class Honours, Chulalongkorn University

International Relations Theories
International Relations of Russia and the Former Soviet Republics
US Foreign Policy
Diplomatic History
Geopolitics and Critical Security Studies

“Why Is There No Thai (Critical) International Relations Theory?” in International Relations as a Discipline in Thailand Theory and Sub-fields (Routledge, 2019), Chapter 2.
“The End of Thai International Relations? A Plea for the Empirical Foundations of Critical Theory” in International Relations as a Discipline in Thailand Theory and Sub-fields (Routledge, 2019), Chapter 13 (co-authored with Kullada Kesboonchoo Mead).
“What Does Thai International Relations Want?” Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 47: No. 2 (2017): 63-90.
“Russia’s Pivot to Asia: Visionary or Reactionary?” in ASEAN Political Outlook 2015 (2016).
“A Weary Titan: Russian Foreign Policy Thinking since 1992”, Journal of Social Science, Vol. 42: No. 1 (January-June 2012), pp. 52-64.

“Russia and Eastern Europe Watch”, funded by the Department of European Affairs, Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2013-2014.
“Thai-Russia Foreign Relations: An Overview”, funded by the Direck Jayanama Research Center, Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University, 2013.
“Security and Power Dynamics in the Neighboring Countries: Their Implications for Thailand”, funded by Thammasat University, 2014.

PO 272 Diplomatic History
PO 381 Foreign Policy of Major Powers
PO 385 Foreign Policy of Russia
PO 480 Advanced Theories in International Relations and Current Affairs