Dr. Suphatmet Yunyasit is a trained social anthropologist and a lecturer in the field of conflict and peace studies at the Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies, Mahidol University, Thailand. She also serves as Secretary-General, Religions for Peace Thailand (RfP Thailand) and a Co-Chair, Asia-Pacific Women of Faith Network (APWoFN), Religions for Peace Asia.
Dr. Yunyasit has worked on conflict transformation and peacebuilding for Thailand’s Southern Conflict since 2012. She serves as a facilitator for both intra and interreligious dialogues and also organizes capacity-building workshops and some other cross-community peacebuilding activities. Her current projects focus on the participation and roles of the Buddhists of the South in the peace process. Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) in Southeast Asian context is one of her research interests and advocacy.