Dr . Nathee Chitsawang

Curriculum Vitae

Current Position


  • Deputy Executive-Director, Thailand Institute of Justice


Previous Position


  • Expert in Penology, Department of Corrections, 1997 - 2000
  • Deputy Director-General, Department of Corrections 2000 - 2002
  • Director  General, Department of Corrections, 2003 - 2006
  • Director  General, Department of Probation, 2007 - 2007
  • Director  General, Department of Corrections, 2008 - 2009
  • Inspector General, Ministry of Justice, 2010 - 2011




  • LL.B Chulalongkorn University (1972)
  • M.S. Criminology, Florida State University (1977)
  • M.S. Public Administration, Chulalongkorn University (1992)
  • Ph.D. Public Administration, Ramkamhaeng University (2012)




  • Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Program, American University, USA. (1982)
  • Senior Administrator Program, Civil Service Academy (2000)
  • National Defence College, (2003)




  • Penology, Bopit Printing, Bangkok (2001)
  • Treatment of Prisoners, Bopit Printing, Bangkok (2003)
  • 100 articles in Thai related to Correction and Criminology




  • Nathee Chitsawang and Sumonthip Jailek, Life Paths of Drug Offense inmates, ONCB Thailand and Narcotics Affairs Section (NAS), U.S. Embassy, Bangkok
  • Nathee Chitsawang and Sumonthip Chitsawang, The Protection Rights of Awaiting Trial Prisoners, Rapeephatanasak Research Institute, Office of the Justice Management, 2014.
  • Sumonthip Chitsawang and Nathee Chitsawang, A Knowledge Management Approach to the Study of Transitional Criminal Gangs in Thailand, Thailand Research Fund, 2014




  • Nathee Chitsawang, www.gotoknow.org




  • Visiting Expert to UNAFEI, and Ministry of Justice, Japan 2013.
  • Part-time lecture at the Ph.D Program and Master Program at many universities in Thailand.


Papers Presented


  • Many papers presented at the International Conference such as
  • The World Congress on Probation, London 2013.
  • International Symposium on the Bangkok Rules, Hong Kong, 2014.
  • International Penal and Penitentiary Foundation colloquium.
  • Women in Prisons, The Bangkok Rules and Beyond, Bangkok, March 2014.
  • The sixth International Conference on Human Rights & Prison Reform, Bangkok, March 2014.
  • John Jay International Conference on the Rule of Law in an Era of Change, Athens, Greece, June, 2014.
  • The 32nd Asian and Pacific Conference of Correctional Administration, Brunei, October, 2012.
  • 6th Annual Meeting, The American Society of Criminology, San Francisco, November 2009.
  • Asian Criminological Society 4th Annual Conference, Seoul, June 2012.


Dissertation Supervised/Advised


  • Angkana Boonsil, Restorative Justice and Domestic Violence, Ph.D. dissertation, Faculty of Social Administration, Thammasat University, 2004
  • Warissara Sirisuthidecha, Subculture of Inmates in Thai Prisons, Ph.D. dissertation, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, Mahidol University, 2014


Social Activities


  • Chairman of Good Citizen Promotion Foundation (2003-2010)
  • Chairman of Piboonsongkram Foundation (2003-2010)
  • Chairman of Correction Development Foundation (2003-2013)




  • Outstanding Law School Alumni, Chulalongkorn University, 2005
  • Outstanding Political Sciences Faculty Alumni, Chulalongkorn University, 2007
  • Outstanding Person in Drug Addicted Prevention, Prime Minister Award, 2005
  • Outstanding Person in Human Resource Management, 2007
  • Outstanding Contribution to Association, ICPA, 2007
  • Doctoral of Philosophy in Social Work (Honorable), Thammasat University, 2008