Associate Professor Patrick Jory

Associate Professor

School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry
Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
+61 7 336 56355


Qualifications: 1988 - BA Hons (First Class), University of Western Australia 1998 - PhD (Southeast Asian History), Australian National University

Employment History

1995 - 2001: Department of Asian Studies, University of Western Australia 2001 - 2009: Regional Studies Program (Southeast Asia), Walailak University, Thailand 2011- : School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, University of Queensland

Research Interests

  • Southeast Asian history
  • Thai political, intellectual, and religious history
  • Theravada Buddhism in Southeast Asia
  • History of Secularization in Asia
  • Historiography
  • The conflict in southern Thailand / Patani
  • Islam and Muslim societies in Southeast Asia
  • Southeast Asian Politics


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Australian National University


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Book Chapter

  • Jory, Patrick (2015). Republicanism in Thai History. A Sarong for Clio: Essays on the Intellectual and Cultural History of Thailand. (pp. 97-117) edited by Maurizio Peleggi. Ithaca, NY United States: Cornell University Press.

  • Jory, Patrick (2014). Karl Popper and Thailand's political crisis: the monarchy as the problem for an 'open society'. The Open Society and its Enemies in East Asia: The Relevance of the Popperian Framework. (pp. 49-66) edited by Gregory C. G. Moore. Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781315816784

  • Jory, Patrick (2013). Introduction: ghosts of the past in Southern Thailand. Ghosts of the past in Southern Thailand: essays on the history and historiography of Patani. (pp. xiv-xxix) Singapore, Republic of Singapore: NUS Press.

  • Jory, Patrick and Bustamam-Ahmad, Kamaruzzaman (2013). Preface. Islamic thought in Southeast Asia : new interpretations and movements. (pp. xiii-xx) edited by Patrick Jory and Kamaruzzaman Bustamam-Ahmad. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: University of Malaya Press.

  • Jory, Patrick (2011). Thai historical writing. The Oxford history of historical writing. Volume 5: 1945 to the present. (pp. 539-558) edited by Axel Schneider and Daniel Woolf. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oso/9780199225996.003.0027

  • Jory, Patrick and McVey, Ruth (2010). Thailand: Recent history. The Far East and Australasia 2010. (pp. 1190-1210) edited by Lynn Daniel. London, U.K: Europa Publications.

  • Jory, Patrick (2009). Thailand : History. The Far East and Australasia 2009. (pp. 1190-1213) edited by Lynn Daniel. London: Routledege.

  • Jory, Patrick (2008). Luang Pho Thuat and the integration of patani. Thai South and Malay North : Ethnic interactions on a plural peninsula. (pp. 292-303) edited by Michael J. Montesano and Patrick Jory. Singapore: National University of Singapore Press.

  • Jory, Patrick (2007). Thailand : History. The Far East and Australasia 2008. (pp. 1183-1208) edited by Lynn Daniel. London: Europa.

  • Jory, Patrick (2006). Thailand : History. The Far East and Australasia 2007. (pp. 1152-1174) edited by Lynn Daniel. London: Routledge.

  • Jory, Patrick (2005). On the Phetchaburi version of the Mahachat. Pen and sail : Literature and history in early Bangkok including the history of Bangkok in the chronicles of Ayutthaya. (pp. 201-226) edited by Chris Baker and Ben Anderson. Chiang Mai, Thailand: Silkworm Books.

  • Jory, Patrick (2005). Thailand: History. The Far East and Australasia 2006. (pp. 1145-1165) London: Europa.

  • Jory, Patrick (2004). Thailand : History. The Far East and Australasia 2005. (pp. 1095-1113) London: Europa Publications.

  • Jory, Patrick (1998). Damrong Rajanubhab, Prince (1862-1943): Thai Prince and Historian. A Global Encyclopaedia of Historical writing. (pp. 221-221) edited by D. R.Woolf, Kathryn M. Brammall, Greg Bak and Peter Burke. New York, NY, United States: Garland.

  • Jory, Patrick (1998). Thiphakorawong, Chaophraya (19th Century Thai Chronicler). A global encyclopedia of historical writing. (pp. 884-884) edited by D.R. Woolf. New York, NY, United Kingdom: Routledge.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Jory, Patrick (2019). Debates about the “Gentleperson” (phu di) 
in mid-Twentieth Century Siam. Association of Asian Studies (AAS) Annual Conference, Denver, CO, United States, 21-24 March 2019. Denver, Colorado: Association of Asian Studies.

  • Jory, Patrick (2019). Thailand’s civilizing process. Global Interdependencies: Norbert Elias Conference Brussels 2018, Brussels, Belgium, 5-8 December 2019. Brussels, Belgium: Université Saint-Louis.

  • Jory, Patrick (2014). Republicanism in Thai history. 12th International Conference on Thai Studies, Camperdown, NSW, Australia, 22-24 April, 2014.

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

Completed Supervision