Graduate School of Social Development and Management Strategy

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Poome Petkanjanapong, Ph. D.
Administrative Position: Program Director of Master Degree in Social Development Administration/
Master Degree in Politics and Development Strategy (Special Program, Bangkok)

     He is an expert in Environmental Sociology, Political Decentralization, Environmental Politics, and Community Resilience. His research focuses on both policy processes and empirical studies at the local level. He participated in academic projects in municipal solid waste management with both domestic and international organizations, such as the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), the Institute of Developing Economies-JETRO, and the Department of Local Administration. For Community development, he is a member of a research program of the Program Management Unit on Area Based Development (PMU A)- Office of National Higher Education Science Research and Innovation Policy Council (NXPO) that focuses on poverty in Thailand. Moreover, he is also a member of the research committee on asymmetrical decentralization for local administrative organizations in Tambon Bangkrachao, under the Office of the Decentralization to the Local Government Organization Committee.


» Doctoral Degree: Ph.D. in Integrated Science for Global Society from Kyushu University, Japan
» Master’s Degree: M.A. in Sociology from University of British, Canada
» Bachelor’s Degree: B.S. in Political Science (2nd Class Honors) from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand


» Environmental Sociology
» Political Decentralization
» Waste Management
» Community Development


Telephone: 0970024384
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