Tyrell Haberkorn

Tyrell Haberkorn is associate professor of Southeast Asian Studies in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the author of Revolution Interrupted: Farmers, Students, Law and Violence in Northern Thailand (University of Wisconsin Press, 2011) and In Plain Sight: Impunity and Human Rights in Thailand (University of Wisconsin Press, 2018), and is a co-editor of a collection of Thai political poetry, Reflections of the Past: Selected Poems from Sattrisan Magazine, 1970-1976​ (Silkworm Books, 2013). She also writes and translates essays about Thailand for a range of publications, including Dissent, Foreign Affairs, openDemocracy, and Prachatai. She can be found on Twitter at @turtelista.

Tyrell Haberkorn
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