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Napon Jatusripitak


ISEAS–Yusof Ishak Institute


Dr. Napon Jatusripitak is a researcher from Thailand with a background and interest in exploring the dynamics of change, conflict, and development in Southeast Asia through the lens of social science. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Northwestern University, an M.A. in Sociocultural Anthropology from Columbia University, and a B.A. in Economics and Asian Studies from Cornell University. Napon’s academic journey has nurtured an interdisciplinary approach to problem-solving and generating insights for informed decision-making in the realm of politics and governance.

Currently a Visiting Fellow at the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute in Singapore and a Postdoctoral Fellow at Chulalongkorn University, Napon continues to pursue his research interests in democratization, elite politics, and patronage.

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