Dr. Padtheera Narkurairattana


Dr. Padtheera Narkurairattana

Lecturer: IHRP MA (Thai Program)

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  • PhD in Integrated Science, Thammasat University, Thailand, 2013
  • Certificate in Teacher Professional (Early Childhood), Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University, Thailand, 2004
  • Mini-Master of Education (Early Childhood Educare), Srinakarinwiroj University, Thailand, 2003
  • Master of Arts in Political Science, Ramkhamhaeng, University, Thailand, 2002
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Ramkhamhaeng, University, Thailand, 1996


  • Violence and conflict issues related to ethnicity
  • Religion and politics
  • Inter-ethno-religious relations
  • Social cohesion
  • Catholic micro-minority in southernmost of Thailand
  • Catholicism
  • Multiculturalism
  • Resource and environment and human security


Lecturer, Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies, Mahidol University, Thailand (2014-Present)

Lecturer, Public Administration Program, Rajabhat University, Thailand, (2005-2010)

Teacher Assistant, Master of Leadership Program, Rangsit University, Thailand (2007-2009)

Co-Lecturer, Leadership Program (online), Rangsit University, Thailand (2007-2009)

Teacher Assistant & Tutor, Political Communication Master's Degree, Krirk University, Thailand (2006-2007)

Assistant Researcher, Department of International Relations, Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand (2004)


Padtheera Narkurairattana. (2014). Education programmes for non-violence and strengthening relationships across the ethnic and religious divide in Southern Thailand: An initiative experiment of teaching cultural fluency in catholic schools in Pattani. An article presented to Regional Consultation Meeting on Education and Resilience in East Asia and The Pacific: Developing Guidance for Programmes and Policies that Promote Social Cohesion and Comprehensive School Safety, 4-7th November 2014. At SEOMEO Innotech, Quezon City, Philippines. 4th November 2014.

Padtheera Narkurairattana. (2014). At the Catholic’s house and negotiated lives in the Malay Muslim majority and deadly violence. An article presented to 40th Anniversary of Faculty of Humanities and Social Science, PSU Pattani. At Lee Garden Plaza. 23rd October 2014.(In Thai)

Padtheera Narkurairattana. (July – September 2014). (Re)Reading Political Fictions of Thailand’s Southernmost Provinces: A Study on How Short Political Fictions Published Under a Decade of Violence (2004-2014) Reflect the Way People Coexist in a Multicultural, Violence-ridden Society. Rusamilae 35(3), pp. 9-22.(In Thai)

Padtheera Narkurairattana. (April-September 2012). The magic of numbers and the politics of (in)visibility: A preliminary findings on Catholics in the three southernmost provinces of Thailand. Thai Khadee 9(2), pp.156-187. (In Thai).

Padtheera Narkurairattana. (2011). A practice of reading the important short stories and the way of living in multicultural society from the political short stories about Southern Thailand Violence 2004-2008. 12nd  National Conference on Political Science an Public Administration, 8-9 December,  2011. At Centara Duangtawan Hotel, Hosted by Chiang Mai University Thailand.(In Thai)

Padtheera Narkurairattana. (2010). On harmonious living  in the multi  religious, ethnic, and cultural society  in the context of deadly conflict, in the southernmost of Thailand: A case study of  the Catholics as a sub-minority group. A presentation to 11st  National Conference on Political Science an Public Administration, 25-26 November,  2010. At the College of Politics and Governance Mahasarakham University, Mahasarakham, Thailand.

Padtheera Narkurairattana. (2010). Catholics as a sub-minority group and the Life in violent society, three southern provinces of Thailand.  Interdisciplinary  Annual Report and Presentation, 6 October 2010. At Thammasat University, Bangkok. Thailand. (In Thai)

Padtheera Narkurairattana. (2010). Living with Violence: A Preliminary Study of “Sub-minority Group”, the Catholics, in the Three Southernmost of Thailand. A presentation to The Royal Golden Jubilee International Seminar Series LXX, February 19, 2010, At Walailak University. Nakhon Sri Thammarat, Thailand.

Padtheera Narkurairattana. (2008).“Politics of Violence : To examine the way to fight against the Government  by  non-violence ,a  case study  of yellow-shirt  invading Government House” .9th National conference of Politics and Public Administration. 2-3 December, 2008  At Chulalongkorn University. Bangkok, Thailand.

Padtheera Narkurairattana. (2008). The vision  of  Leaders  and the national  progression : Is this significant  moment  for  Thai?  Southeast Current, 5(54), June 2008. (In Thai)

Padtheera Narkurairattana.(2002). The impacts on human resources development  from unmarriage cohabitation student’s attitude. 2nd National Conference  of Political Science and Public Administration. 8-9 April 2002. At  Ramkhamhaeng University. Bangkok, Thailand.


  • PBPS 102: Society, War, and Peace (undergrad course)

HPRP 510: Current issues  on Human Rights and/or Peace (MA Thai Program)