Violence, Human Rights, Sovereignty, Arbitrary Detention, Land Rights, Agrarian Struggle, Historiographies of Repression, Gender Studies, Socialism, Dissident Literature, Southeast Asia (Thailand).
Haberkorn earned her BA from the University of North Carolina and her MA and PhD from Cornell University. Her research has been supported by the Einstein Forum and the Australian Research Council. In addition to producing academic writing, Haberkorn frequently contributes articles and translations on human rights, dissident cultural work, and Thai politics to the digital commons openDemocracy and the online newspaper Prachatai.
Tyrell Haberkorn first traveled to Thailand in 1997 as an undergraduate student interested in international labor solidarity. Since then, her academic and human rights work has been focused on understanding and working against the recent past and present of state and para-state violence in Southeast Asia. Tyrell Haberkorn received her BA in Cultural Studies and Creative Writing from UNC-Chapel Hill (1997) and her MA (2003) and PhD (2007) in Sociocultural Anthropology from Cornell University. Following a postdoctoral fellow in Peace and Conflict Studies at Colgate University from 2007 to 2009, Tyrell was a fellow in the Department of Political & Social Change in the School of Internationa, Political & Sytrategic Studies at the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific.
Some of Tyrell Haberkorn career highlights are:
U.S. Fulbright fellowship, Women's Studies, Thailand (1999-2000); U.S. Fulbright-Hays fellowship, Thailand (2003-2004); Lauriston Sharp Prize, Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University (2007); AAS First Book Subvention (2010); Einstein Fellowship (2012); Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (2012-2015); Fellowship at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study (2014-2015)
Violence, Human Rights, Sovereignty, Arbitrary Detention, Land Rights, Agrarian Struggle, Historiographies of Repression, Gender Studies, Socialism, Dissident Literature, Southeast Asia (Thailand)
- Haberkorn, T 2014, Voice of a Free Media: The First Ten Years of Prachatai, Foundation for Community Educational Media, Bangkok, Thailand.
- Jagacinski, N, Engel, J & Haberkorn, T 2013, Reflections of the Past: Selected Poems from Satrisan Magazine, 1970-1976, Silkworm Books, Thailand.
- Haberkorn, Tyrell. 2011. Revolution Interrupted: Farmers, Students, Law, and Violence in Northern Thailand. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press.
- Haberkorn, T 2017, Court vs. crown in Thailand, pp. 114-115.
- Haberkorn, T 2016, 'Engendering Sedition: Ethel Rosenberg, Daranee Charnchoengsilpakul, and the Courage of Refusal', Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 621-651.
- Haberkorn, T 2015, 'Repression, resistance, and the law in post-coup Thailand', Current History: a Journal of Contemporary World Affairs, vol. 114, no. 773, pp. 241-243.
- Haberkorn, T 2016, 'A Hyper-Royalist Parapolitics in Thailand', Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde (Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia and Oceania), vol. 172, pp. 225-248.
- Cheesman, N, D'Costa, B & Haberkorn, T 2016, 'Anticipating the Struggle against Everyday Impunity in Myanmar through Accounts from Bangladesh and Thailand', Asia & The Pacific Policy Studies, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 45-58.
- Haberkorn, T 2015, 'The Hidden Transcript of Amnesty: The 6 October 1976 Massacre and Coup in Thailand', Critical Asian Studies, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 44-68.
- Haberkorn, T 2015, 'When Torture is a Duty: The Murder of Imam Yapa Kaseng and the Challenge of Accountability in Thailand', Asian Studies Review, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 53-68.
- Haberkorn, T 2014, 'Hannah Arendt, Nidhi Eoseewong, and the Spectre of Totalitarianism in Thailand', The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, vol. 12, no. 14 (No.4), pp. 1-6.
- Haberkorn, T 2014, 'Martial Law and the Criminalization of Thought in Thailand', The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, vol. 12, no. 40 (No.5), pp. 1-6.
- Haberkorn, T 2014, In pursuit of Thailand's Happiness, pp. 3pp.
- Haberkorn, T 2014, Arbitrary detention, once again, in Thailand, pp. 6pp.
- Haberkorn, T 2013, 'Southern Thailand: Marginalisation, injustice and the failure to govern', in Edward Aspinall, Robin Jeffrey and Anthony J Regan (ed.), Diminishing Conflicts in Asia and the Pacific: Why some subside and others don't, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, Abingdon and New York, pp. 189-200.
- Haberkorn, T 2013, 'The Arbiters of Truth', Read, vol. 4, no. 4, April - June, pp. 144-149.
- Haberkorn, T 2013, 'Tracing an Uneven History: Notes on Sources and Trajectories of Thai State Violence', Asian Journal of Peacebuilding, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 109-116.
- Haberkorn, T 2013, 'Getting Away with Murder in Thailand: State Violence and Impunity in Phatthalung', in N Ganesan and Sung Chull Kim (ed.), State violence in East Asia, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA, pp. 185-207.
- Haberkorn, T 2013, 'An Uneasy Engagement: Political Crisis and Human Rights Culture in Thailand, 1958 to 1988', in Coeli Barry (ed.), Rights to culture : Heritage, language, and community in Thailand, Silkworm Books, Thailand, pp. 115-134.
- Haberkorn, T 2012, 'Truth and Justice When Fear and Repression Remain', in Michael J. Montesano, Pavin Chachavalpongpun, Aekapol Chongvilaivan (ed.), Bangkok May 2010: Perspectives On A Divided Thailand, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), Singapore, pp. 42-54
- Haberkorn, Tyrell. 2011, 'Dispossessing Law: Arbitrary Detention in Southern Thailand', in Shelley Feldman, Charles Geisler and Gayatri A. Menon (ed.), Accumulating Insecurity, University of Georgia Press, United States of America, pp. 122-137.
- Haberkorn, Tyrell. 2009, 'An Unfinished Past: Assassination and the 1974 Land Rent Control Act in Northern Thailand', Critical Asian Studies, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 3-35.
- Haberkorn, Tyrell. 2008, 'Notes Toward Marginal, Unrealized and Incomplete Thai Histories: A Response to Craig Reynolds', Stance: The Thai Feminist Review, vol. 2, pp. 188-196.
- Haberkorn, Tyrell. 2007, 'At the Limits of Imagination: Ajarn Angun Malik and the Meanings of Politics', Stance: The Thai Feminist Review, vol. 1, pp. 165-199.