Category Archives: Thailand

What and how I am doing while in Thailand May 2009- May 2010.

Let’s discuss! How groupishness and labels are hurting conversations

I’m reading an excellent edited volume on the aftermath of the political turmoil of Bangkok 2010 published in 2012 called “Bangkok May 2010: Perspectives on a Divided Thailand.” There are chapters from Thai and foreign scholars including the familiar names … Continue reading

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Education Systems Reflect and Support Government Systems

I’ve spent the last five days with a group of middle-aged Burmese development workers who will be administering Payap University certificate courses in Myanmar and on the Thai-Myanmar border. While teaching a session on Adult Learning on the first day, … Continue reading

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Moving to D.C.

I’m excited to announce I am moving to Washington, D.C. in August to pursue my doctoral studies at George Washington University. After a long process of applications and discernment, I’ve decided to enroll in an Ed.D. program in Human and … Continue reading

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Onward Into the Unknown

Sitting in my office across from an accomplished international development worker and scholar, I had a moment of insight. For the last four years I have spent countless hours discussing, thinking, and writing about culture and my experiences here in … Continue reading

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The Thespian in Me

Hi everyone, Hope you’re well. A few months ago I acted in a short film with aspiring Thai filmmaker Nipan Chawcharernpon. The film is one episode in a series that Nipan is publishing on YouTube. My episode is about a … Continue reading

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Alive with Copyright Infringement

At 8:23 AM last Monday morning, I showed up to the all-faculty meeting at Payap. The meeting came after a full weekend of ultimate frisbee in Bangkok where Elephantastic–the team I captained–won the Spirit Award (and would have won the … Continue reading

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Ordinary Life in Thailand, Part 2

Here are some more pictures of ordinary life here in Thailand. There are a lot of ordinary things about cars and trucks here in Thailand. For one, it’s ordinary for trucks to be way overloaded. Usually, if there’s ever a … Continue reading

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