Rachawan Wongtrirat holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration with a concentration in International Higher Education Leadership from Old Dominion University, a M.Ed. in Educational Psychology from Chulalongkorn University, and a B.Ed. in Business Education from Kasetsart University, Thailand. Wongtrirat is a former EducationUSA adviser and the Program Officer for the Advising and Education Services Unit at the Institute of International Education (IIE) Southeast Asia office in Bangkok. Wongtrirat has given presentations at national and regional conferences such as NAFSA: Association of International Educators, Colonial Academic Alliance Global Education Conference, and the EducationUSA East Asia & Pacific Regional Conference.