Dr. Sowatree Na Thalang is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences at Kasetsart University. She is an expert in anthropology, ethnicity, minority groups, conflict management, natural resources and environment. She is also the Chief Editor of the Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities of Kasetsart University. She has published a series of researches and studies including The impact of tourism on ecology, culture, education, cultural identity, to strengthen the management of cultural and sustainable tourism; Culture and the adaptation of ethnic groups; and The use of local knowledge and networking. Dr. Sowatree is also joining the Selection Committee for Distinguished Lecturers and received the Outstanding Teacher Award from the ASEAN Association of Higher Education, South Australia.