Daungyewa Utarasint

Visiting Assistant Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BA Thammasat University; MA George Mason University; PhD The Australian National University

Research Areas: Political Violence, Voting Behavior, Gender and Violence, Southeast Asia Politics

Daungyewa (Hong) Utarasint is Visiting Assistant Professor. She holds a BA from Thammasat University (Bangkok), an MA in International Commerce and Public Policy from George Mason University, and a PhD. in International, Political and Strategic Studies from The Australian National University.

Daungyewa focuses on political violence and the effects of separatism and terrorism on voting behavior in Thailand. Her current research investigates women and voting behavior amid conflict in the Southernmost provinces of Thailand, examining the major obstacle to women's political participation and how religion and cultural norms affect women's political mobility. Her work has appeared in Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, among other publications.

Before joining NYUAD, Daungyewa was a lecturer at the Department of Political Science at Prince of Songkla University and a research associate at The Center for Conflict Studies and Cultural Diversity (CSCD), Patani, Thailand.

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