Leadership and Management Team
Netiwit Chotiphatphaisal (Frank), Founder and Executive Editor
A founder and a founding editor of Sam Yan Press, an advocate for human rights, education reform, and military conscription abolition since high school days. His renowned Thai book, ‘A Bad Student in an Excellent Education System’ is a memoir based on his journeys and experiences in struggles for educational reform in his high school. He also brought a variety of inspiring and provocative books into the Thai language. He is now in his last year of college as an undergrad. In 2021, he was elected as the president of Chulalongkorn University’s Student Union with a landslide.
Krittapas Chedjaroenrat (Garet), Managing Editor
A political science student majoring in International Relations at Chulalongkorn University, the Executive Editor of Sam Yan Press, the President of the Political Science Student Union of Chulalongkorn University, and the founder of Write to Raise. Experienced in the assembly, which has been working inclusively with the local community, and holding movements pushing for human rights, democracy, and other social issues to be echoed and solved. Joining in English-Thai translation, editing, proofreading, and writing.
Jirapreeya Saeboo (Mew), Managing Editor
A senior-year international relations student at the Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University, and the Chair of the Political Science Student Assembly of Chulalongkorn University, aka Singhdam Assembly. An enthusiast in the fields of philosophy, Marxism, critical feminism, and political economy. Aimed to build a strong student community to engage in social movements for a fairer society. Currently working on co-translating ‘Mutual Aid’ by Dean Spade with Netiwit.
Natcha Sinkeree (Yayee), Community Relations
A political science student majoring in International Relations at Chulalongkorn University, working at the Political Science Student Union of Chulalongkorn University as a Director of the Department of Community Relations. Aiming to advocate for social justice, including the right to the city, especially in the Sam Yan community, where local people’s way of life has been affected by gentrification. Currently proofreading the Thai edition of The Force of Nonviolence: An Ethico-Political Bind by Judith Butler.
Settanant Thanakitkoses (Nun), Academic Affairs
A fourth-year Spanish major and Philosophy minor student at the Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University, the President of Academic Affairs of Student Government, Chulalongkorn University, and the First Director of the Department of Humanitarian and Human Rights Affairs of Student Government, Chulalongkorn University. Having high passion and curiosity in philosophy, politics and religions, especially Hinayana Buddhism. Advocating for “effective altruism” through multiple social movement activities. Actively taking part in proofreading and translation-related tasks.
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