Pirongrong RamasootaMay 14, 2019
Professor Ramasoota received her Ph.D. in Communication from Simon Fraser University in Canada, a M.A. in Communication from University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, and a B.A. in English (First class honors) from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. Prof.Ramasoota is currently a Vice president for Social Outreach and Global Engagement at Chulalongkorn University. She is a communication scholar with interest and expertise in communication policy and regulations, and social implications of information and communication technologies (ICTs). Since completing her post-graduate studies in Canada, she has worked as a lecturer at the Department of Journalism, the Faculty of Communication Arts, Chulalongkorn University, and has embarked upon a new path as a researcher of communication policy. Prof.Ramasoota has been involved in various research projects, local and international, which investigate critical communication policy issues ranging from communication rights, content regulation, community media, freedom of expression, digital privacy to game addiction and hate speech. Moreover, she has also been involved in the commissioning of two communication laws and served as member of the content board for the country’s communication regulator, the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC).