Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Maps & Directions

Faculty & Staff

Wichian Rojanawon, PhD

  • Facilitator Director, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
  • Telephone: 617.287.7090
  • Office Location: McCormack Hall,03,0003B

Additional Information

Wichian Rojanawon is the founder and Director of OLLI at UMass Boston. Originally from Thailand, he came to the U.S. over 28 years ago to pursue graduate studies. He received his M.S.W. and Ph.D. in Gerontology from Boston College Graduate School of Social Work. Chosen from a pool of over 500 instructors, Wichian obtained Outstanding Teacher Achievement Awards from the Boston Center for Adult Education in 1990 and 2003.  He has led a group of OLLI members on an annual trip to Thailand and Vietnam since 2006.

1 Course:

Ancient Kingdoms: The History and Culture of Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam