Prapod Assavavirulhakarn is Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, where he is also the Thai Director of the Confucius Institute. He is a member of the Governing Board of Nalanda International University. He is a contributor to Past Lives of the Buddha: Wat Si Chum and the Art of Sukhothai (ed. P. Skilling, Bangkok: River Books, 2008) and author of The Ascendancy of Theravada Buddhism in Southeast Asia (Chiangmai: Silkworm Books, 2011).
Dissertation: The Ascendency of Theravada Buddhism in Southeast Asia. [electronic resource]. 1990. 332 p.