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Yoko Hayami and Junko Koizumi are professors at the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University. Dr. Hayami has carried out long‐term research on the Karen people in Thailand and Myanmar, with a focus on religious dynamics, ethnicity, gender, and family. Dr. Koizumi has written widely on Thai history in the early Bangkok period and on modern Thai historiography.

Chalidaporn Songsamphan is associate professor of political science at Thammasat University, Bangkok. She works on feminist political theory, the politics of sexuality, gender and violence, and comparative politics.

Ratana Tosakul is a senior lecturer of anthropology at Thammasat University. Her recent research focuses on family, gender, and ethnicity in transnational contexts.