Credentials: Asian Languages & Cultures, MA
B.A., Japanese Studies University of Wisconsin: Oshkosh
B.A., History, University of Wisconsin: Oshkosh
Being a Thai-American, Raiden plans to focus his research on Thailand, primarily in the field of Modern Political History. After being in Thailand during the 2009 political unrest that strained his family, he plans to center much of his research around Red Shirt-Yellow Shirt politics from a historian’s point of view. Other research interests of his are Thai-Japanese Relations, Autocracy in SE Asia, and Gender Identity/Sexuality in SE Asia .