Dr Patrick Jory

Senior Lecturer

School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry
Faculty of Humanities 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 History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics, University of Queensland

Research Interests

  • Southeast Asian history
  • Thai cultural and political history
  • Thai historiography
  • The conflict in southern Thailand / Patani
  • Islam 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. In Maurizio Peleggi (Ed.), A Sarong for Clio: Essays on the Intellectual and Cultural History of Thailand (pp. 97-117) 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'. In Gregory C. G. Moore (Ed.), The Open Society and its Enemies in East Asia: The Relevance of the Popperian Framework (pp. 49-66) Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge.

  • Jory, Patrick (2013). Introduction: ghosts of the past in Southern Thailand. In 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. In Patrick Jory and Kamaruzzaman Bustamam-Ahmad (Ed.), Islamic thought in Southeast Asia : new interpretations and movements (pp. xiii-xx) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: University of Malaya Press.

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

  • Jory, Patrick and McVey, Ruth (2010). Thailand: Recent history. In Lynn Daniel (Ed.), The Far East and Australasia 2010 41st ed. (pp. 1190-1210) London, U.K: Europa Publications.

  • Jory, Patrick (2009). Thailand : History. In Lynn Daniel (Ed.), The Far East and Australasia 2009 40th ed. (pp. 1190-1213) London: Routledege.

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

  • Jory, Patrick (2007). Thailand : History. In Lynn Daniel (Ed.), The Far East and Australasia 2008 39th ed. (pp. 1183-1208) London: Europa.

  • Jory, Patrick (2006). Thailand : History. In Lynn Daniel (Ed.), The Far East and Australasia 2007 38th ed. (pp. 1152-1174) London: Routledge.

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

  • Jory, Patrick (2005). Thailand: History. In The Far East and Australasia 2006 37th ed. (pp. 1145-1165) London: Europa.

  • Jory, Patrick (2004). Thailand : History. In The Far East and Australasia 2005 36th ed. (pp. 1095-1113) London: Europa Publications.

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

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

Journal Article

Conference Publication

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

  • Jory, Patrick (2019). Thailand’s civilizing process. In: Global Interdependencies. Global Interdependencies: Norbert Elias Conference Brussels 2018, Brussels, Belgium, (69-69). 5-8 December 2019.

  • Jory, Patrick (2014). Republicanism in Thai history. In: 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

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed Supervision