The ousting of Thailand’s prime minister may weaken the governing party, but it won’t produce a productive change in leadership, says Aim Sinpeng.
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SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Political Science, McGill University
Dr. Aim Sinpeng is a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Political Science, McGill University. Aim has taught at the University of British Columbia and published widely on politics, technology and media. Prior to her academic career, Aim has consulted for the World Bank (2006) and worked for the Government of Thailand (2005). Her professional experience spans various sectors, including in investment banking and non-governmental organization. Currently, Aim consults for a world leading analysis & forecast firm, IHS. She also serves as a social media analyst for Global Voices Online and is an active blogger on Southeast Asian affairs at New Mandala. Aim is the Country Expert on the Varieties of Democracy, which measures degrees and types of democracy. Aim also collaborates on Internet and Information Control projects with the Citizen Lab of the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto. Aim served as a Visiting Research Fellow at Australian National University in the Department of Political and Social Change (2011-2012) and held a Visiting Research Fellowship at Thammasat University in the Department of Political Science (2010-2011).
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