Thanat Preeyanont graduated from Chulalongkorn University with a BA in History. In 2016 he received his MA in History from Leiden University. He is currently a PhD student at the National University of Singapore. Prior to his doctoral journey, he resided in Bangkok where he worked as a lecturer at Thammasat University. His research interests lie in transnational flows of ideas and people during the period of high colonialism in Southeast Asia.