Prof.Noranit Setabutr
Present Position:
Rector,Thammasat University
Academic Position:
Associate Professor of Political Science
Birth Date: November 16, 1941.
Marital Status: Married
40 Ramkhamhaeng 14, Bangkok 10240, Thailand.
Tel. 314 2619
Office of the Rector, Thammasat University, Bangkok 10200, Thailand.
Tel. 224 8099
Edutcational Background:
  • 1963 B.A. (Hons.) in Diplomacy,Faculty of Political Science,Thammasat University,Thailand.
  • 1965 Diploma in Sovietology,Freiburg University,Switzerland.
  • 1967-1970 M.A. in Diplomacy and world Affairs Occidental College, U.S.A.
  • 1972-1975 M.A. in Comparative Politics,Columbia University

Professional Experience
And Former Position:

  • the Director, Graduate School, Thammasat University, 1976-1977
  • the Dean, Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University, 1978-1979
  • the Chairman of SEA Writers' Award Committee, 1979-1985
  • Vice Rector for Student Affairs, Thammasat University, 1979-1986
  • an Advisor of the Ministry of Interior, 1982-1985
  • Vice Rector for Rungsit Center, Thammasat University, 1986-1988
  • a Member of the University Council, 1989-1991
  • Former President, P.E.N. International Thailand Center
  • Vice President, Political Science Association, Thammasat University
  • Editor of the Political Science Journal
  • a Former President of the Association of Civil Servants, 1990-1992
  • a Senator of Parliament of Thailand, March-June 1992
  • a Member of the poll Watch Committee of the General Election, 1992
  • Rector, Thammasat University, 1991-1994
  • Advisor of the Standing Committee of the Parliament on Foreign Affairs, 1992 up to present

has authored 19 books and numerous other publications, primarily in Thai.

  • Chevalier Program
  • Rockfeller Foundation Scholarship
  • Grand Companion (Third Class, Higher Grade) of the most Illustrious Order of Chula Chom Klao
  • Knight's Grand Cross (First Class) of the Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant