Thanik Lertcharnrit

Portrait of Thanik   Lertcharnrit

Dr. Thanik Lertcharnrit (ดร. ธนิก เลิศชาญฤทธ์) is an Associate Professor at the Department of Archaeology, Silpakorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, with research interests including cultural research management, prehistory and early history in Southeast Asia, particularly in Thailand.

Formerly known as Sawang Lertrit, Thanik received a doctorate in anthropology from Washington State University, and actes as an adjunct professor at Mahidol University International College.

He has conducted excavations in central Thailand, in particular at the sites of Sap Champa and Phromthin Tai (Lop Buri Province) to recover archaeological remains dating from the late prehistoric to the early historic periods.