Matriculated September 2003
Naoko Nakagawa’s research concerns a move towards the alternative, pesticide-free agricultural practices in Thailand—a timely issue as consciousness of the global importance of food safety, sustainability, and social justice rises, especially in the European and North American context. Deriving from the long-term fieldwork in northern Thailand, her research explores the challenges and motivations small-scale farmers in the Third World experience, how the global standards meet the local contexts, and implications for the global agri-food issues.
- Short-term GRAF, 2010
- Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellowship, 2009
- Empowering Network of International Thai Studies (ENITS) Scholarship, 2008-2009
- Matsushita International Foundation Research Grant, 2008
- Green Harbor Prize for Anthropological Fieldwork, 2008
- Long-Term GRAF, 2007
- Nakagawa, Naoko. “The Place of Small-Scale Thai Farmers in the World of Organic Agriculture.” Rian Thai: International Journal of Thai Studies, Vol.3 (2010): 135-154.