Associate Professor, Instruction of Thai & World Languages
Pittaya Paladroi-Shane serves as the World Languages Coordinator and as a Thai Lecturer. She coordinates the Center for International Studies' African and Asian language programs.
Paladrio- Shane, who can also be referred to as Fon, also advises students who have questions related to language courses. In addition, she provides students with information on opportunities for scholarships to study languages, study abroad programs and a wide range of other opportunities.
Fon has worked for Ohio University since 2006 and enjoys assisting students and helping them to succeed. She has an office in Alden Library and is now also based part of the time in the Yamada International House Room 102.
She is working towards her Ph.D. in the Individual Interdisciplinary Program at Ohio University. Her dissertation is an interdisciplinary study on Southeast Asian language programs in U.S. universities. She earned her M.Ed. in Cultural Studies from OHIO's Patton College of Education and earned her BA in Languages from Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand.