Department of Archeology

Department of Archeology


The Archeology program aims to produce professional graduates contributing to the preservation and management of national cultural resources.

Associate Professor Saritpong Khunsong, Ph.D.

B.A. (Archeology), Silpakorn University

M.A. (Art History), Silpakorn University

DPhil. (Historic Archeology), Silpakorn University

Accomplishments

    Research Projects/Creative Works

  • Integration Project to Promote Sustainable Archeological Tourism of the Historic City of U-Thong, 2017
  • Textbook/Books/Translations and Other academic works

  • INDIA-ASEAN Archaeological Atlas from Satellite Data "Connectivity of Regional Culture: Finite Routes & Infinite Values, 2016.
  • Chapter “Archeology of Nakhorn Pathom” in The Study of Dvaravati Center in the Past, 2017, 255 pages
  • The Historic City of U-Thong: The 2016 Noen Plabpla’s Excavation Operation Report. 2017.

Associate Professor Rasmi Shoocongdej, Ph.D.

B.A. (Archeology), Silpakorn University
M.A. (Anthropology), The University of Michigan, U.S.A.
Ph.D. (Anthropology), The University of Michigan, U.S.A.

Accomplishments

    Research Projects/Creative works

  • Prehistoric Humans and the Dynamics of Culture in Upland Areas of Pang Mapha District, Mae Hong Son, 2017-2020
  • Academic Journals

  • “Tham Lod rockshelter (Pang Mapha district, north-west Thailand): Evolution of the Lithic assemblages during the late Pleistocene,” Quaternary International volume 416 (September 2016): pages 151 - 161.
      Researchers
    • Chitkament T
    • Gillard C
    • Rasmi Shoocongdej, Department of Archaology, Faculty of Archeology
  • “Adaptations to sea level change and transitions to agriculture at Khao Toh Chong rockshelter, Peninsular Thailand,” Journal of Archaeological Science volume 77 issue/No. Special Issue: SI (January 2017): pages 94 - 108.
      Researchers
    • Marwick, B.
    • Van Vlack, H.G
    • Conrad, C.
    • Rasmi Shoocongdej, Department of Archaology, Faculty of Archeology
    • Thongcharoenchaikit, C.
    • Kwak, S.
  • “A Late Pleistocene woman from Tham Lod, Thailand: The influence of today on a face from the past,” Antiquity volume 91 issue/No. 356 (April 2017): pages 289 – 303.
      Researchers:
    • Hayes, S.
    • Rasmi Shoocongdej, Department of Archaology, Faculty of Archeology
    • Pureepatpong, N.
    • Sangvichien, S.
    • Chintakanon, K.
  • Textbook/Books/Translations and Other academic works

  • “Application of Theories in Thai Archaeology,” Theory and Art Criticism – Thai Academics Point of View, Nakorn Publishing, 2016, 60 pages.
  • Log Coffin Culture of Thailand in the Southeast Asian Context, 2016
  • The History and Practice of Archaeology in Thailand. In J.Habu, P.Lape & J.Olsen (Eds.) (Handbook of East and Southeast Asian Archaeology). Springer, 2016, 14 pages.
  • Awards and Honors

  • The Telling Remains. Outstanding Academic Research Award, the Thailand Research Fund, 2018

Associate Professor Thanik Lertcharnrit, Ph.D.

B.A. (Archeology) Second Class Honors, Silpakorn University
M.A. (Anthropology – Archaeology), Washington State University, U.S.A.
Ph.D. (Anthropology – Archaeology), Washington State University, U.S.A.

Accomplishments

    Research Projects/Creative works

  • Late Pleistocene Long Distance Trade: Central Thailand’s Archeological Evidence, 2017-2018.
  • Conferences

  • Late Pleistocene Way of Life and Society in Central Thailand: Research Results from Eastern Upland at the Sam Champa’s Ancient City. International Seminar “Science and Arts in Lopburi”, The 90th Anniversary building, Thepstri Rajabhat University, Muang, Lopburi, July 8th, 2016.
  • Academic Journals

  • A book review for “Cultural Pluralism: How to Friendly Quarrel in the Deep South of Thailand”, Journal of Islamic Studies, 2016, Issue 2 (July – December 2016): page 74-77.
  • “Archaeological Heritage Management in Thailand,” American Anthropologist volume 119 issue/No. 1 (March 2017): pages 134 - 136.
  • Textbook/Books/Translations and Other academic works

  • Cultural Resources Management, 2016

Assistant Professor Kannika Suteerattanapirom, Ph.D.

B.A. (Archeology) Second Class Honors, Silpakorn University
M.A. (History of Architecture), Silpakorn University
Ph.D. (Historic Archeology), Silpakorn University

Accomplishments

    Research Projects/Creative works

  • Bangkok’s State of Archeological Knowledge: Data, Directions, Planned Conservation and Land Development, 2014-2016
  • Academic Journals

  • Study Project on Significant Cultural Heritage’s Data in Museum of Siam and Surrounding Areas to Create Digital Information, 2016.
  • Chao Phraya’s Archeological Cultural Heritage: An Archeological Survey of Chao Phraya River Bank from Rama VII Bridge to Phra Pinklao Bridge, 2016.
  • The Art and Culture of Rayong Repository, 2018.
      Researchers
    • Kannika Suteerattanapirom, Department of Archeology, Faculty of Archeology
    • Praphat Chuvichean, Department of Art History, Faculty of Archeology
    • U-tain Wongsathit, Department of Eastern Languages, Faculty of Archeology
    • Sasithorn Sinvuttaya, Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Archeology
  • Academic Journals

  • “Thonburi Old City’s Fortresses, Ditches and Walls as Recent Archeological Discoveries”, Muangboran, Volume 43, Issue 4 (October-December 2017): page 51-58.
  • Textbook/Books/Translations and Other academic works

  • How an Old Rural Bangkok Community Grows into the Rattanakosin Kingdom: A Recent Archeological Find, 2016

Assistant Professor Chawalit Khaokiew

B.A. (Geotechnology), Khon Kaen University
M.A. (Prehistoric Archeology), Silpakorn University
M.A. (Earth Science), Chulalongkorn University

Accomplishments

    Research Projects/Creative works

  • An Evaluation of the Bachelor of Arts Program at the Faculty of Archeology, Silpakorn University (Revised 2011), 2015-2016.
      Researchers
    • Orawan Boonyarith, Department of Eastern Languages, Faculty of Archeology
    • Chawalit Kaokhiew, Department of Archeology, Faculty of Archeology
    • Sasithorn Sinvuttaya, Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Archeology
    • Shinapatch Sriwilai, Registration and Evaluation Unit, Educational Services Section, Secretary’s Office, Faculty of Archeology
    • Phakamon Sangiamjit, Registration and Evaluation Unit, Educational Services Section, Secretary’s Office, Faculty of Archeology
    • Wanvisa Chanaprasert, Academic Promotion and Development Unit, Educational Services Section, Secretary’s Office, Faculty of Archeology
  • Research Project on the Landforms of Historic Sea Coast, Port Cities, Trade Routes and their Linking to Thailand’s Primary Settlement in Suvarnabhumi’s Landscape and Civilization Context, 2017-2018
  • Educational Capacity Building Project of Historical Tourist Attractions for further development of Sustainable Tourism, 2018.
  • Study Project on Excavation and Archeological Impact Assessment of the Fifth Natural Gas Pipeline, 2018.
  • The Application of Ground Penetration Radar (GPR) in Field Archeology: A Study of Archeological Resources in Baan Tha Po, Tambon Baan Kao, Ampoe Muang, Kanchanaburi, 2018-2019.
      Researchers
    • Chawalit Kaokhiew, Department of Archeology, Faculty of Archeology
    • Borisut Boriphon, Department of Archeology, Faculty of Archeology
  • Research Project on Archeological Excavation for the Tourism Promotion Plan in Mekong River Region, Amphoe That Phanom, Nakhon Phanom, 2018-2019.
  • Textbook/Books/Translations and Other academic works

  • Research Project on the Delimitation of City Walls and Ditches (on behalf of the Treasury Department, Ministry of Finance.), 2016.
  • Research Project on the Landforms of Historic Sea Coast, Port cities, Trade Routes and their Linking to Thailand’s Primary Settlement in Suvarnabhumi’s Landscape and Civilization Context on behalf of Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (Public Organization)), 2016.

Dr. Prasit Auetrakulvit

B.A. (Archeology), Silpakorn University
M.A. (Prehistoric Archeology), Silpakorn University
Diplôme d' Etudes Approfondies, Université de Provence, France
Docteur de l’ Université de Provence : mention Letters et Sciences Humaines

Accomplishments

    Research Projects/Creative works

  • Archaeological Survey to Create a Cultural Heritage Database for Muang Hot District and Relating Areas, 2018
  • Chiang Mai’s City Wall Conservation and Development Project at Old City Corners, Hai Ya, Muang, Chiang Mai, 2018
  • Muang Hot Historic City’s Conservation and Development Project, 2018
  • Publications

  • “A Sustainable Review of the Middle Pleistocene Benchmark Sites including the Ailuropoda–Stegodon Faunal Complex: The Proboscidean Point of View,” Quaternary International Volume 416 issue/No. 19 (September 2016): page 12 – 26.
      Researchers
    • Valery Zeitoun
    • Winayalai Chinnawutb
    • Regis Debruynec
    • Stephane FreredM
    • Prasit Auetrakulvit, Department of Archeology, Faculty of Archeology
  • “The Perforated Stones of the Doi Pha Kan Burials (Northern Thailand): A Mesolithic Singularity?,” COMPTES RENDUS PALEVOL volume 16 issue/No. 3 (April-May 2017): page 351 – 361.
      Researchers
    • Sunisa Imdirakphol
    • Antoine Zazzo
    • Prasit Auetrakulvit, Department of Archeology, Faculty of Archeology
    • Chaturaporn Tiamtinkrit
    • Alain Pierret
    • Hubert Forestier

Dr. Pootsadee Rodcharoen

B.A. (Archeology), Silpakorn University
M.A. (Prehistoric Archeology), Silpakorn University
Ph.D. (Prehistoric Archeology), Silpakorn University

Accomplishments

    Research Projects/Creative Works

  • The Characteristics of Ancient Glass Beads Dated in the Dvaravati Period in Central Thailand, Volume 1, 2018.
  • A Study of History and Wisdom of Traditional Thai Medicine at Baan Moh Waan Farmacy (Bamrung Chat Sassana Yathai) for Museum-Based Learning Program, 2017-2018.
  • Conferences

  • Relations of Thailand and India Reflected in Glass beads dated in the Dvaravati Period. International Seminar on Archaeological Heritage of South Asia, Department of History Gauhati University, Assam, India, pages 22–23, 19-21 November 2017.
  • Textbook/Books/Translations and Other academic works

  • Research Project on the Characteristics of Ancient Glass Beads Dated in the Dvaravati Period in Central Thailand, Volume 1 (on behalf of Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre (Public Organization)), 2017.

Miss Praon Silapanth

B.A. (Archeology), Silpakorn University
M.A. (Historic Archeology), Silpakorn University
M.A. (Paleontology), Chulalongkorn University

Accomplishments

    Researches / Creative works

  • Survey of Archeological Resources on Trans-Peninsular Routes on the Upper Coasts of Southern Thailand, 2016.
  • Conferences

  • The Exchange between among Ancient Settlements in Southern Thailand and Ancient Settlements in Central and Southern Vietnam. Academic Progress in Archeology and National Cultural Resource Management. Wajiravuthanuson Halll, page 45-60, 20-21 November 2014.
  • The Ornaments Found at the Khao Sek Archaeological Site, Chumphon Province, Thailand. "ASEAN Archaeologies in the 21th Century" The first International Symposium in Honor of Prof. Chin You-Di, The Royal River Hotel Thailand, pages 183 – 184, 16-17 November 2016.
      Researchers:
    • Praon Silapanth, Department of Archeology, Faculty of Archeology
    • Emeritus Professor Dr. Phasuk Intrawut
    • Jirassa Kachachiva, Department of Archeology, Faculty of Archeology
  • Knobbed Ware in Thailand. International Seminar on Archaeological Heritage of South Asia,Department of History Gauhati University, Assam, India, 19-21 November 2017
      Researchers
    • Praon Silapanth, Department of Archeology, Faculty of Archeology
    • Jirassa Kachachiva, Department of Archeology, Faculty of Archeology
  • Textbook/Books/Translations and Other academic works

  • The Development of Coastal Polities in the Upper Thai-Malay Peninsula. River Books, 2014, 22 pages.
      Authors
    • Praon Silapanth, Department of Archeology, Faculty of Archeology
    • Bellina, B.
    • Chaisuwan, B.
    • Thongcharoenchaikit, c.
    • Allen, J.
    • Bernard, V.
    • Borell, B.
    • Bouvet, F.
    • Castillo, C.
    • Dussubieux, L.
    • Malakie LaClair, J.
    • Srikanlaya, S.
    • Peronnet, S.
    • Pryce, T.O.

Dr. Naruphol Wangthongchaicharoen

B.A. (Archeology), Silpakorn University
M.A. (Prehistoric Archeology), Silpakorn University

Accomplishments

    Researches / Creative works

  • Cultural Advancements of Primary Communities in Amphoe Pasali Region, Nakorn Sawan, 2017.