The National Bureau of Asia Research (NBR)
Kaewkamol “Karen” Pitakdumrongkit is Head and Assistant Professor at the Centre for Multilateralism Studies, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She completed her PhD in Political Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, U.S.A.
Her research interests include international economic negotiation, Southeast Asian and East Asian economic governance (focusing on trade, money and finance), regional-global economic governance dynamics, the ASEAN Economic Community, and cooperation between ASEAN and dialogue partners (ASEAN-Plus frameworks). She has published in various outlets such as the Singapore Economic Review, the International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, the Pacific Review, the Review of International Political Economy, Australian Outlook, the Diplomat, Eurasia Review, and East Asia Forum. Her media interviews include Bangkok Post, Bloomberg, Business Times, Channel News Asia, CNBC Asia-Pacific, New Straits Times, the Strait Times, South China Morning Post, and Xinhua.