Assoc. Prof. Dr. Buapun Promphakping

Assoc. Prof. Promphakping Buapun
Director of Center for Civil Society and Nonprofit Management (CSNM)

Assoc. Prof. Buapun Promphakping completed his Ph.D. in Economics and International Development from the University of Bath. He is now a director of Ph.D. Development Sciences of Department of Social Development, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Khon Kaen University, and also a leader of Research Group on Wellbeing and Sustainable Development. Currently, his research has a focus on wellbeing which links with other wider topic such as welfare, health, tobacco control, environment, governance, and climate change. He also a Director of Center for Civil Society and Nonprofit Management, a newly established center supported by USAID. The Centre strives to promote university programs in order to create new leaders for Nonprofit sector in Thailand and in ASEAN. The Centre also dedicates to improve management of Civil Society Organization.