Rattana Lao


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Dr. Rattana Lao is a Senior Consultant at Kenan Institute Asia where she is responsible for planning and implementing educational projects for the Ministry of Education, IBM and Chevron Enjoy Science. Having obtained a doctorate in Comparative and International Education (Political Science) from Teachers College, Columbia University, Rattana's expertise is on Asian Higher Education and Education Policy in Thailand. She authored the book, A critical study of Thailand's higher education reform, which was published by Routledge in 2015 and is a regular contributor on Education and Development for the Bangkok Post, Modern Diplomacy and other international outlets. Prior to joining Kenan, Rattana worked as the Head of Thai Studies Program, Pridi Banomyong at Thammasat University, Lead Researcher at the Head Foundation of Singapore and Post Doctoral Fellow of the University of Hong Kong.