International Affairs

Kevin Downey

Professor Dr.Chulacheeb Chinwanno
Kiradyajarn- Distinguished Scholar of Thammasat University
Address: Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University, Tha Prachan, Bangkok 10200
Telephone: 02-613-2301
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Courses Taught:

Ph.D. (Political Science), Stanford University, USA, 1979
M.A. (Political Science), Stanford University, USA, 1975
M.A. (East Asian Studies), Stanford University, USA, 1974
B.A. (International Relations), Swarthmore College, USA, 1972

King's Scholarship for Undergradate studies in the USA, 1968-1972
Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship for Graduate studies in the USA, 1972 - 1978

Thai Foreign Affairs
Chinese Politics and Foreign Policy
China and other Major Powers in Southeast Asia
Asia-Pacific Security Issues

Vice Rector for International Affairs, Thammasat University 2007 - 2010
Chairman, International Relations Department, Faculty of Political Science 1997 - 2007
Executive Director, Human Resource Institute, Thammasat University 1996 -1998
Executive Director, Institute of East Asian Studies, Thammasat University 1988 -1991

Visiting Professor, International University of Japan, Niigata, Japan (1988, 1998)
Visiting Researcher, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Wisconsin at Madison, USA (2006)
Visiting Senior Research Fellow, S. Rajaratnarm School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2007)

 * "Impact of the Sino-Japanese Competition in the ASEAN Political Security Architecture." in Impact of the Sino-Japanese Competitive Relationship on ASEAN as a Regional Institution, edited by Sarah Teo & Bhubindar Singh. Singapore: S.Rajaratham School of International Studies. Nanyang Technological University, December 2014.
 * "Thailand's Security Policy: Bilateralism or Multilateralism?." In Bilateralism, Multilateralism and Asia-Pacific Security: Contending Cooperation, edited by William T. Tow and Brendon Taylor. New York: Routledge, 2013.
 * "Rising China and Thailand's Policy of Strategic Engagement." In The Rise of China: Responses from Southeast Asia and Japan, edited by Jun Tsunekawa. Tokyo: National Institute for Defense STudies. Japan, 2009.
 * "Thailand-India Diplomatic Relations: From Different Perception to Mutual Benefits." In Thailand and India RElations: Partnership for Peace and Prosperity, edited by Corrine Phaungkasem. Bangkok: TU. Publishing House, 2008.
 * Thai-Chinese Relations: Security and Strategic Partnership. Working Paper No.155 Singapore: s. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2008.
 * "Thailand's Strategic Perception of Cross-Strait Relations," in Ho Khai Leong and Hou Kok Chung (ed.) Ensuring Interests: Dynamics of China-Taiwan Realtions and Southeast Asia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: University of Malaya, 2006.
 * "Thailand's Strategic Relations with the US and China," in Evelyn Goh (ed.) Betwixt and Between: Southeast Asian Strategic Relations with the US and China, Singapore: Institute of Defense and Strategic Studies, 2005.
 * "The Dragon, The Bull and The Ricestalks: The Role of China and India in Southeast Asia," in Swa Swee Hock, Sheng Lijun, and Chin Kin Wah (eds.) ASEAN-China Relations: Realities and Prospect, Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2005.
 * "Thailand's Perspective on Security Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific." In Asia-Pacific Security Cooperation, National Interests and REgional Order, edited by See Seng Tan & Amitav Acharya. Armonk. New York: M.E Sharpe. NY,2004.

International Undergraduate Program (BMIR)
PO 271 Introduction to International Relations
PO 370 Thai Foreign Affairs
PI 374 China in the Current World Affairs

International Graduate Program (MIR)
IR 502 General Knowledge of International Relations
IR 610 Understanding International Relations: Approaches and Practices