International Advisory Council / Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Thammasat University, Thailand

Chaiwat Satha-Anand

Chaiwat Satha-Anand is Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Thammasat University, Thailand. His works have been published both in Thailand and abroad, and some of his writings have been translated and published in Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Korean.

Recent international research projects which he led and have recently been published include: Chaiwat Satha-Anand and Olivier Urbain (eds.) Protecting the Sacred, Creating Peace in Asia-Pacific (Routledge, 2017); Chaiwat Satha-Anand and Olivier Urbain (eds.) The Promise of Reconciliation? examining violent and nonviolent conflicts in Asia (Routledge, 2017). His latest publications include Nonviolence and Islamic Imperatives (Irene Publishing, 2017), Barangsiapa Memelihara Kehidupan (Mizan, 2016-in Bahasa Indonesia), and Appreciating Women in the Life of Nonviolence (Faculty of Economics, Thammasat University, 2015-in Thai).

In 2006, he was named “Thailand’s Best Researcher in Political Science and Public Administration” by the National Research Council and Thammasat University’s Kiratiyajaraya Distinguished Professor. He received the National Sri Burapha Distinguished Writer Award in Bangkok, and the International El-Hibri Peace Education Prize in Washington D.C. in 2012.

Among other things, Professor Satha-Anand is also: Chairperson, Strategic Nonviolence Commission, Thailand Research Fund; Director, Peace Information Center, Foundation for Democracy and Development Studies; and Academic Advisor, International Center for Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC), Washington D.C.