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David Streckfuss, Ph.D., has been the director for CIEE Programs in Thailand since 1994. He works with the program’s administration and programs managers to oversee student health, safety, and welfare as well as all issues related to academics, services, projects, administration, and finance. He has a Ph.D. in Southeast Asian History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He enjoys baking, reading, writing, yoga, and discussing. His book, Truth on Trial in Thailand: Defamation, Treason, and Lèse-Majesté, was published by Routledge Press in 2011. He is working on his next book, which will be a comparative treatment of lèse-majesté in world history. Dave is also occasionally published in The Bangkok Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.