Stephanie du Chatellier

Credentials: Thailand

2017 SKJ Fellow

Stephanie du Chatellier is a PhD student in the Department of Anthropology with a minor in Southeast Asian studies. She holds a B.A. with Honors from Wheaton College (MA), where she studied English Literature and Anthropology. Stephanie’s research focuses on the political development of modern Thailand and how Thai identity is constructed in the capital. Prior to graduate school, Stephanie has held internships with the Thai Embassy in Vienna, Austria with their UN division, and Villa Medica Clinic in Edenkoben, Germany as a Thai-English translator. Stephanie has also worked as a Thai-English translator for the Cremation Book for H.E. Nitya Pibulsonggram, and proofread and edited the photo documentation and exhibition Through our Eyes, a project of the Southern Thailand Program by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Bangkok (FES). With support from a Scott Kloeck-Jensen award, Stephanie will undertake pre-dissertation research in Bangkok archiving historical documents related to Thailand’s political transition to better understand the current political instability in the nation.

Read about Stephanie’s research experience in Bangkok here.