Head, Department of History, Faculty of Humanities, Chiang Mai University
Assistant Professor Sittithep Eaksittipong, a Thai of Chinese ancestry, is the head of the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities at Chiang Mai University. He received his PhD in History from the National University of Singapore and was a research fellow at Harvard-Yenching Institute during the 2016-2017 academic year. His research interests include Chinese overseas and transnational and cross-cultural contacts between China and Southeast Asia, particularly between China and Thailand. He is also the author of The Rebellion of the Chinese Commoners on Phlapphlachai Road (2012).