Pavin Chachavalpongpun

Pavin Chachavalpongpun, a former Thai diplomat, is currently a Fellow in the Regional Strategic and Political Studies Programme (RSPS) and Lead Researcher for Political and Strategic Affairs at the ASEAN Studies Centre, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore. Pavin received his PhD from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London in 2002. He is the author of A Plastic Nation: The Curse of Thainess in Thai-Burmese Relations (2005).