Pichamon Yeophantong

Pichamon Yeophantong is an Australian Research Council DECRA Fellow and Senior Lecturer in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS), UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA).

Pichamon is a China specialist, with expertise in Chinese foreign policy and the political economy of sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific. She leads the Environmental Justice and Human Rights Project, and the Responsible Business Lab at HASS. She is also a research associate at, inter alia, the Global Economic Governance Programme (University College, Oxford), the Institute of Asian and Pacific Studies (University of Nottingham Ningbo), and the UNSW Global Water Institute. Pichamon currently serves on the International Studies Association’s Committee on the Status of Engagement with the Global South.

In 2018, Pichamon was awarded the CHASS Australia ‘Future Leader’ Prize by the Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, and was named a Chief Investigator on a project on stopping sexual harassment in Southeast Asian factories with CARE Australia and the Gendered Violence Research Network.