ABOUT ME

Current and past affiliation 

Sept 2021- present, Teaching Fellow, Politics and International Relations,Queen Mary, Universit of London, UK (part-time)

Sept 2021- present, Teaching Fellow, Politics and International Studies, SOAS, University of London, UK (part-time)

Jan 2021 - present, Cambodia Country Expert, Varieties of Democracy, Dept Political Science, University of Gothenburg

July 2020 -  present, Honorary Research Fellow, University College London, UK

Apr 2019 - present, Research Associate, University of Oxford, UK

Oct 2020 -  June 2021, Asia Fellow, American Political Science Association, USA 

Dec 2016 - June 2020, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Univesity College London, UK

Apr 2018 - May 2019, Adjunct Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Chiang Mai School of Public Policy, Thailand 

2014-2015, Visiting scholar, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore

Education 

2017 PhD, the University of Melbourne, Australia

2010 MSc, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand 

2006 BSc, Royal University of Agriculture, Cambodia 

Awards

Asia Fellow 2020, American Political Science Association (APSA) 

A.F. Davies Prize for a journal article (Political Sciences and Sociology), University of Melbourne

Melbourne International Research Scholarship 2012-2016

Melbourne International Fee Remission Scholarship 2012-2016

NORAD Scholarship, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

 “The James A Linen III Memorial Prize, First Class Outstanding Award by Asian Institute of Technology

Excellence Thesis Award, Asian Institute of Technology  

First Social Accountability School Scholar of World Bank Cambodia

Royal Government of Cambodia Scholarship

Research grants 

2019 Brawijaya University ($3,500)

2019 European Association of Southeast. Asian Studies ($500)

2018 Asia Research Institute (NUS) Conference Grant ($2,000)

2018 Sydney Southeast Asia Centre Travel Grant ($1,900)

2018 SEAPAVA Conference Grant ($1,500)

2017 Centre for Khmer Studies Travel Grant ($500)

2016 Sydney Southeast Asia Centre Grant ($700)

2015 University of Melbourne’s PhD Fieldwork Scheme ($4,000)

2014 East-West Management Institute/USAID Fellowship Grant ($21,500)

2014 Center for Khmer Studies (CKS), Travel Fellowship ($500)

2014 Asian Political and International Studies Association (APISA) Travel Grant ($450)

2014 Overseas Research Experience Scholarship, the University of Melbourne ($5,000)

2014 International Studies Association (ISA) Travel Grant ($350)

2014 Graduate Research in Arts Travel Scheme (GRATS), University of Melbourne ($2,000)

2013 University of Melbourne’s PhD Fieldwork Scheme ($6,155)