About the Author
Gaffar Peang-Meth, of Russey-keo, Kandal, Cambodia, holds a BA degree in Political Science from Hiram College, an MA from Georgetown University, and a PhD from the University of Michigan. He was press attaché at the Embassy of the Khmer Republic in Washington, DC, 1973–1975; initiated resettlement of Khmer refugees; helped institute resistance support committees; and joined the Khmer People’s National Liberation Front in the field from 1980 to 1989. He taught at Johns Hopkins University in 1990; at the University of Guam from 1991 to 2004. He writes columns for the Pacific Daily News and the Asian Human Rights Commission.
About the Editor
Sovathana Sokhom, of Kompong Charm, Cambodia, holds BA degrees in Political Science and Economics from St. Olaf College, MBA International Trade from Texas A&M International University, MA International Political Economy from Claremont Graduate University, and is a PhD candidate in Politics and Economics at Claremont Graduate University. She taught at the Faculty of Business in Phnom Penh, 1994–1996, and was funded by international organizations as an advisor to the secretary-general of the National Assembly of the Kingdom of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, 1996–2000. She taught at Marymount College in 2007–2008; currently, she is an adjunct professor in economics department at Loyola Marymount University.