Thitinan Pongsudhirak (Thai: ฐิตินันท์ พงษ์สุทธิรักษ์) is a Thai political scientist, speaker and Associate Professor at Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, where he is the Director of the Institute of Security and International Studies (ISIS), Faculty of Political Science. He completed his PhD from the London School of Economics. He completed an M.A. from the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of the Johns Hopkins University and B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
He was formerly Deputy Dean for International Affairs at the Faculty of Political Science of Chulalongkorn University. As a consultant for Airports of Thailand (AOT), he assisted the AOT management on its road show prior to listing on the Stock Exchange of Thailand. From 1998 to 2005, he has also worked for Economist Intelligence Unit. He was a Visiting Fellow at Stanford Humanity Center, Stanford University in 2010.