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KAEWMANEE, Dhiwakorn, Dr. phil.

PhD thesis 2007:The Evolution of the Thai State: the Political Economy of formative and transformative external forces
Current Position:Member of the Faculty of Social Science at Naresuan University of Phitsanulok, Thailand. -
E-Mail:dhiwabkk[at], dhiwakornk[at]


Section 1: Personal Details

Thai Nationality


Section 2: Educational Background and Research 

Dr. phil. in Political Science, Joint Faculties of Philology, Philosophy and Economics, University of Freiburg, Germany

Recipient of Konrad-Adenauer Foundation’s scholarship  


Research Fields and Expertise:

Good Governance and Socio-economic Development

Globalization and the State

Sustainable Development

Comparative Politics and Democratization

Good Environmental Governance


Exchange Student, 1998 

                       University of Cambridge, England

                       University of Tübingen, Germany


M.A. Political Science, 1994-1998 

                       University of Thammasat, Bangkok


B.A. (1st Class Honor) Governmental Policies, 1989-1994

                       Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

                       Distinction: Golden Medal Award conferred by  

                       H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadet of Thailand

Section 3: Professional Experiences

University Lecturer on Thai Politics, 2007-Present

Department of Political Science

Naresuan University


Researcher and Program Coordinator, 2007

Good Environmental Governance Program

Thailand Environment Institute (TEI), Bangkok


School Staff Member, University of Freiburg, Germany, 2002-2006

Conducting research in the project about political economy, political science, the state and socio-economic development


Trade Officer and Assistant to the Commercial Attaché, 1994-1999       

Embassy of Israel, Bangkok

Trade officer and Assistant to the Commercial Attaché is a senior position in the Trade Office of the Embassy of Israel, Bangkok. Promotions of trade and investment, matching investment and joint ventures, broadening personal contacts with Thai potential business executives and business consultancies for the Israeli government and its private sectors were assigned as main tasks.  


Other Experiences

Private Assistant to the Trade Officer, 1990-1994

Embassy of Switzerland, Bangkok

Guest Lecturer, 1996

University of Mahidol, Bangkok

Research Coordinator, 2000

The Danish Research Council, Bangkok       


Section 4: Social and Political affiliations   

Private Assistant to Dr. Thanthong Thongsawat, Member of Parliament (Nation Development Party), 1998 House of Representatives, Thailand  Secretary General, 1995-1999

The Diplomat Club (Commercial Section), Bangkok

President, 1994 Students’ Union, Saladaeng School, Saraburi


Section 5: Knowledge of Languages

Thai:           Mother tongue

English:      Very good knowledge

German:      Very good knowledge   

French:       Basic knowledge  


Section 6: Scholarships & Prizes

- Doctoral Scholarship of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation, Germany, 2001-2006

- Visiting Student Grant financed by the European Union, 1998

- Certificates of the highest grade point, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, 1990-1994

- Scholarship of the Kasem Uthayanin Foundation, Thailand, 1990-1994


Section 7: Publication and Academic Papers 

Dhiwakorn Kaewmanee, The Evolution of the Thai State: the Political Economy of formative and transformative external forces. Berlin: 2007

(The book is publishing in Germany)


Dhiwakorn Kaewmanee, Der Thai-Staat und seine sozio-oekonomische Abstracts 2002. Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. 2003 ( in German)


ทิวากร แก้วมณี. รัฐไทยหลังยุคการเมืองราชการ. 2002. see


ทิวากร แก้วมณี. การพัฒนาทางเศรษฐกิจกับการทำให้เป็นประชาธิปไตย : กรณีศึกษาเปรียบเทียบการเปลียนแปลงการเมืองของชนชั้นกลางของไทยและอินโดนีเซีย.2002. see


ทิวากร แก้มณี. รัฐ อาณาจักรทุน โลกานุวัตร และการพัฒนา: แนวทางการศึกษา International Domestic Connection. See


ทิวากร แก้วมณี. รัฐธรรมนูญ กฎหมาย ความยุติธรรม และความชอบธรรม: ศึกษาความคิดทางการเมืองของ  Hans Kelsen. See


Dhiwakorn Kaewmanee

Bangkok, 15 June 2007

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