Wannasarn Noonsuk

Portrait of Wannasarn   Noonsuk

Dr. Wannasarn Noonsuk is currently teaching at the Department of Art of Design at University of California, Fresno. After receiving his doctorate in art history and archaeology from Cornell University in 2012, he also taught at Walailak University, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand, where he is directing the Research Unit for Archaeology.

Dr. Wannasarn was also awarded post-doctoral studies at the École Française d'Extrême-Orient (EFEO) in Paris, directing his excavation program in southern Thailand and publishing a number of books and articles related to early Southeast Asian trade, state formation, and social roles of art.

Among his recent publications: Tambralinga and Nakhon Si Thammarat: Early Kingdoms on the Isthmus of Southeast Asia (Rajabhat Nakhon Si Thammarat University Press, 2013), and, in tribute to his father, reputed Thai archaeologist Preecha Noonsuk, Peninsular Siam and Its Neighborhoods, in Memory of Dr. Preeacha Noonsuk (Rajabhat Nakhon Si Thammarat, 2017).