Chantana Banpasirichote Wung’aeo is Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs, Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn Univesrsity. She holds a Ph.D. in Regional Planning and Resource Development, University of Waterloo, Canada, an M.Sc. in Human Settlements Development Planning, A.I.T., Bangkok, and a B.A. in Sociology, Chulalongkorn University. She was a Researcher at the CU Social Research Institute, (CUSRI), a Member of Sub-committee on Communication and Social Relationships, and Committee on Education and Development, National Human Rights Commission and a Member of the Sub-committee on People’s Participation in Environmental Management, the National Environmental Board. Ajarn Chantana was Vice President, Peace Way Foundation and Member of the Strategic Non-violence Committee, National Security Council. She co-authored various articles: Civil Society and Good Governance: A New Chapter in Thailand’s Political Reform in Democracy and Civil Society in Asia. Chantana Banpasirichote edited together with Glenda Lopez-Wui People’s Initiatives: Engaging the State in Local Communities in the Philippines and Thailand and she wrote a chapter Rapid economic growth: The social exclusion of children in Thailand in The Exploited Child, London: Zed Books.