I'm an assistant professor at the American University of Phnom Penh (AUPP), and I'm an adviser to the school's literature club.
My classes and research explore the intersection of art, language, and technology.
I've studied how word choice in multilingual storytelling influences consumer behavior, and I've applied the results to shape digital products.
My work in the United States, United Kingdom, and Cambodia has helped people get news and drive cars. My writings have been featured in publications and galleries, including the Huffington Post, Mekong Review, BAYarts, and Meta House.
Before joining AUPP, I was on faculty at the Metropolitan College of New York.
I have a PgD in Creative Writing, an MA in Online Journalism, an MPA in Emergency and Disaster Management, and a BA in Art History and Communication.
A Cambodian fairtytale about a boy's encounter with a monster. As an interactive exhibit, people read parts of the story on large panels and scan attached QR codes to continue online.
Mobile application used by people to get agenda items, driving directions, chat messages, and other information during events hosted by global car brands.
Online tool to help people write better sentences by limiting word count.
Designed and patented (U.S. Patent 11,024,173) an in-app navigation system that takes users on a specific journey to experience a product's features.
Portfolio of my text-based work on digital products, including an event app for global car brands.
Short story based on my real-life experience with a Russian fugitive on an island in Cambodia. Published in the Mekong Review, a literary magazine.
Syllabus for my postgraduate class at the Metropolitan College of New York.
Portfolio created as part of my master's degree research into Khmer media culture.
White paper about the newspaper's digital transition. The paper shuttered in 2017, after 24 years.
Speaking engagement at the Digital Journalism World (2015) summit in Singapore.
Keynote speaker at the Interactive Digital News Design (2014) conference in Singapore.