Prof. Chayan Vaddhanaphuti, is the international Principal Investigator of Case study 1: AUKKYIN WARD, Mawlamyine, Myanmar.
Prof. Chayan Vaddhanaphuti received his BA from Chulalongkorn University, MPA from National Institute of Development Administration, MA in Anthropology from Stanford University and PhD in International Development Education with concentration in Anthropology from the same university. He has been working on ethnicity, development, multiculturalism, etc., and has promoted the intersection between social science and development. He is now Director of the Regional Center for Social Science and Sustainable Development and Center for Ethnic Studies and Development at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Chiang Mai University. He is currently the Chair of ICCO Southeast Asia Regional Council. He is MOSAIC Project Co-Coordinator.