Dr. Napisa Waitoolkiat is Deputy Director at the College of ASEAN Community Studies, Naresuan University. She obtainer her MA degree and PhD in Political Science from Northern Illinois University. Her research focus mainly on democratization and the political process, both in Thailand and ASEAN. Her publications include Napisa Waitoolkiat, Paul Chambers and Srisompob Jitpiromsri, “Locating the Local: Untangling Ownership over Security Sector Processes of Peace-Building: The Case of Southern Thailand” in John Gledhill, ed., World Anthropologies in Practice. London: Bloomsbury Press, 2016.; Napisa Waitoolkiat and Paul Chambers, “Political Party Finance in Thailand Today: Evolution, Reform, Control,” Critical Asian Studies Vol. 47, No. 4 (2015); Napisa Waitoolkiat and Paul Chambers, “Khaki Veto Power: The Organization of Thailand’s Armed Forces” in Paul Chambers, ed., Knights of the Realm: Thailand’s Military and Police, Then and Now. Bangkok: White Lotus Press, 2013, pp. 1-108.