Ms Pattheera (Paire) Somboonsin

Position: Research Assistant
School and/or Centres: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research


Phone: 0466484145

Location: Room 5.07 RSSS Building


2011-2014: Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Anthropology (Major in Social Research) Thammasat University, Thailand 2018-2019: Master of Social Research (Advanced) Centre of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU

Paire is a research assistant at the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR) and a PhD candidate at ANU School of Demography. Her doctoral research investigates the years lost and unhealthy years attributed to environmental risk factors in the Asia and Pacific region, with an aim to introduce alternative methodologies for environmental health studies.

Before joining CAEPR, Paire was involved in a multidisciplinary project in Thailand, where she conducted quantitative social science research in areas such as social welfare, social justice, quality of life, economics, aging population dynamics, and cultural and ethnic diversities.

In 2014, Paire obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Anthropology with a major in Social Research from Thammasat University, Thailand. She later completed a Master of Social Research (Advanced) from ANU in 2019.

Her academic passions lie in quantitative analysis techniques and demographic methodologies, with a particular focus on studying the health and well-being of Asian and Pacific populations, as well as Aboriginal and Indigenous populations.



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