Robert J. Slagter

Associate Professor and Coordinator of Political Science, Birmingham-Southern College.

Ph.D. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Political Science.



Modern Thailand: A Volume in the Comparative Societies Series, McGraw-Hill, 2000. (Robert Slagter first author with Harold Kerbo)

Book Chapters

"Human Resource Management Policies in Multinational Corporations in Thailand." (With Harold Kerbo) forthcoming early 2000, in Human Resource Management Policies in Developing Countries. edited by Pawan Budhwar, London, Routledge.

"Thailand, Japan, and the ‘East Asian Development Model’: The Asian Economic Crisis in World System Perspective." (With Harold Kerbo) forthcoming, May 2000, in The East Asian Development Model: Economic Growth, Institutional Failure, And the Aftermath of The Crisis, edited by Frank_Jürgen Richter, Macmillan (London).

"The Asian Economic Crisis and the Decline of Japanese Leadership in Asia." (With Harold Kerbo) forthcoming, fall 1999, in The Asian Economic Crisis, edited by Frank_Jürgen Richter, Greenwood/Quorum Press.


"Core Transplant Corporations and Management-Labor Relations," Thailand, Summer 1994, 1995, 1996. Research project on the response of Thai workers to Japanese and American management in transplant enterprises in the Bangkok area. Data from one thousand Thai workers are presently under analysis.


Fulbright Lecturer Beijing Foreign Affairs College. The Foreign Affairs College operates under the auspices of the Foreign Ministry, People's Republic of China

Visiting Professor Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla Province, Thailand. Have resided in Thailand for a total of several years.