Research And Teaching Positions

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Singapore Management University, Current

  • Researching sustainability innovations  in South East Asian Agribusiness
    and Forestry - in collaboration with Prof. Gerry George and Prof. Simon Schillebeeckx  

Lecturer - Sol Price School of Public Policy, Los Angeles, Spring, 2017  

Teaching Assistant -Sol Price School of Public Policy, Los Angeles, 2012 – 2016  

  • Instructing students, developing course materials, and grading for multiple courses  

Research Fellow -Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy, Los Angeles, 2013 – Present 

  • Researching international environmental policy innovations and institutions     

Research Assistant --Sol Price School of Public Policy, Los Angeles, 2012 - 2015 

  • Conducting research with Interdisciplinary Sustainability Sciences Research Group 
  • Collecting data for BJPS, Bertelli & John (2013)  

Professor-Rajamangala University of Technology, Bangkok, 2012  

  • Teaching undergraduate course on Strategic Management and Learning 

Graduate Research Assistant-Center for U.S. Mexico Studies, UC San Diego, 2006 - 2008 

  • Managing events for academics and policymakers, web design, and membership drives   



University of Southern California - Sol Price School of Public Policy, 2012 – Present 

  • PhD ABD: Policy, Planning & Development, Magna Cum Laude

University of California, San Diego - School of Global Policy & Strategy, 2006 – 2008 

  • Master of Pacific and International Affairs (2008), Magna Cum Laude

University of Virginia - College of Arts and Letters, 1999 - 2003 

  • Dual Bachelor of Arts: Government; Latin American Studies (2003), Cum Laude     


Selected Professional Experience

Executive Consultant- Systainability Asia, Bangkok, 2011 

  • Developing CSR strategies for publically-listed Thai companies

Chief Operating Officer- Green Power Associates Co. Ltd., Bangkok, 2009 – 2010 

  • Managing diverse responsibilities for technology start-up 

Vice President of Institutional Products- Country Group Securities Co. Ltd., Bangkok, 2008 – 2009 

  • Building international institutional investment division within local Thai brokerage 

Contract Consultant- Vital Wave Consulting, Singapore, 2008 

  • Developing counter piracy strategies for Adobe China 

Grant Screener - The Global Fund to Fight HIV/Aids, Malaria and Tuberculosis, Geneva, 2007 

  • Coordinating capacity-building applications worth over USD 350m - (UN G4)