Teaching Fellows

Moodjalin Sudcharoen

Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences Moodjalin Sudcharoen

Area of Study

Department of Anthropology

Moodjalin Sudcharoen

Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences

Moodjalin Sudcharoen is a linguistic and sociocultural anthropologist with interests in childhood, migration, the politics of language learning, bureaucracy, and the semiotics of social difference. Her book manuscript, “Gradients of Childhood: Thai Schooling, National Imaginaries, and the Figuration of the Migrant Child,” examines the relation between formal education and mobility through an analysis of institutional interventions into migrant childhood. Moodjalin earned a B.A. in Humanities from Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, an M.A. in Asian Studies at Cornell University, and a PhD in Anthropology at University of Chicago. During her graduate studies, she received fellowships from Ananda Mahidol Foundation (Thailand), Committee on Southern Asian Studies (COSAS) at University of Chicago, and Spencer Dissertation Fellowship, the National Academy of Education.

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