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Brett Michael Wyatt
15003 Gale Ave, Hacienda Heights, California, USA
Doctor of Philosophy (2010). Chiang Mai University, Geography/Agriculture/S.E. Asia Studies/
MA (1985). University of California, Davis, Geography/Latin America Studies/Local Agriculture
BA (1981). California State University, San Bernardino, Geography/Economics
Farm Manager/Owner, B&T Farms, Chiang Mai, Thailand and Hacienda Heights, California, USA, 2007 to Present. Production, management and sales of pesticide-free certified mushrooms.
Multimedia Developer, Multimedia Learning LLC, Manhattan Beach, California, USA, December 2004 – Present. As a consultant I have been completing research and production of world history curriculum using PowerPoint to meet national education standards.
Lecturer, English Department, Faculty of Humanities, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2007-2010. Part-time position teaching first and second year college students English grammar, speaking, and writing skills.
Computer Applications and Social Science Instructor, Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles, California, USA, September 1999 - August, 2004. As part of a multi-media learning academy I taught video and audio production skills, the use of Microsoft Office suite, graphic design, Photoshop techniques, introduction to programming and honors programming.
IBM Training Specialist, IBM, Sacramento, California, USA, September 1994 – August 1999. AS a educational specialist my responsibilities were to train teachers and administrators in the use of IBM educational software. I also produced educational videos and software for training purposes and was assigned new-product testing.
Wyatt, Brett (forth coming) A Discourse Analysis of the Thai Experience of “Being Krengjai”. In review by Intercultural Pragmatics.
Wyatt, Brett (2010) Local Organic Certification in Northern Thailand: The Role of Discourse Coalitions in Actor- Networks. International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food.
Wyatt, Brett (2011) Discourse Coalitions and Consumer Understanding of Organic and Pesticide Free Vegetables in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Asian Social Science. 6(3).
Sarnoff, Herschel, Wyatt, B, Bagdasarian, D. (2006-2010) Multimedia Learning Company World History Series. Multimedia Learning, LLC, Manhattan Beach, USA.
Jompang, Anong and Wyatt, B. (2007). Gem Buyers Guide to Thailand. Chiang Mai, Thailand.
“Discourse Coalitions and Consumer Understanding of Organic and Pesticide Free Vegetables in Chiang Mai, Thailand.” Revisiting Agrarian Transformations in Southeast Asia: Empirical, Theoretical and Applied Perspectives. 13-15 May, 2010, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
“Organic Regulations and Spatial Ordering of Peri-urban Farmers in Northern Thailand.” Thai Society in a Transnational World. The 10th Annual International Conference on Thai Studies. January 9-11, 2008 at Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand.
“Political Ecology of Access to Household Water in Mandalay, Myanmar: An Analysis of Actor Networks and the Production of Space.” Regionalization of Development: Redefining Local Culture, Space and Identity in The Mekong Region, Regional Center for Social Science and Sustainable Development (RCSD), Luang Prabang, Lao PDR, April 22-24, 2006
“A Geographic Analysis of Coliform Bacteria in Public Water in Mandalay, Myanmar: Politics, Practice, Linkages, and Social Consequence.” International Conference on Southeast Asia (ICONSEA), University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 12-14 December 2005
· Educational Trainer, PDO Monastic Education School, Mandalay, Myanmar, 2002-2004. I provided training in authentic assessment and hands-on science for primary-secondary teachers over three summers.
· Training and Hydrology Analysis, Mandalay Municipality, 2004. I conducted courses in GIS for Mandalay Water and Sanitation. I also conducted drinking water analysis for E. coli contamination through the city.
· Youth Advisor, Congressional Awards Program, Los Angeles, California, USA, 2001-2003. I helped high school students to meet the objectives of the Congressional Awards program.
· Technology Coordinator, Partners in Education, Sparks, Nevada, USA, 1995-1997. I maintained inventory ledgers and repaired donated computer equipment for the schools in Washoe County.
· Alumni Association of Chiang Mai University, Thailand
· Alumni Association of the University of California, Davis
· Alumni Association of the California State University, San Bernardino
· Challenges of Agrarian Transition in Southeast Asia (ChATSEA)