Professor Khunying Maenmas Chavalit
Library & Documentation Officer, SEAMEO (South East Asian Ministries of Education Organisation)
Professor Khunying Maenmas Chavalit is currently working as library and documentation officer at SEAMEO Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts in Bangkok. She has served as director of the National Library and deputy director general at Fine Arts Department, Ministry of Education in Bangkok. In addition she held the position as director for UNESCO Regional Office for Book Development in Asia and Pacific and UNESCO representative in Pakistan from 1978 to 1982. In 1988, she received the Most Illustrious Order of Chula Chom Klao, fourth class (later upgraded to the third class) and was conferred the title Khunying. She has worked on several ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) cultural and information activities and has translated western European literature into Thai language.
Co-author of Cultural Detective Thailand