Country Team

Mr. Natharoun Ngo, Director

Program and Operation Team 

Ms. Samedy Suong, Head of Programs

Ms. Sovanna Nop, Finance Manager

Ms. Sreypich Tith, Program Officer

Ms. Ngichlim Sea, Administrative Officer

Ms. Vichny Yuong, Communication and Outreach Officer

Library Team

Ms. Sivleng Chhor, Head Librarian

Ms. Daraneth OUM, Senior Research Library Advisor

Board of Directors and Officers

  • Jacques Hennessy, Chairman
  • Olivier Bernier, Vice President
  • Prof. Andrew Mertha, Johns Hopkins/SAIS, Vice President
  • Prof. Alan Kolata, University of Chicago, Senior Scholar
  • Robert Lewis, Esq., Secretary
  • M. Gaye Fugate, Treasurer
  • Lois de Menil, Ph.D., Honorary President and Chair Emerita
  • Douglas Clayton, Camden, ME
  • Prof. Peter Hammer, Wayne State University
  • Franz Heng, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Dr. Kaja Maria McGowan, Associate Professor, Cornell University
  • Prof. Ann Marie Murphy, Ph.D., Seton Hall University
  • Prof. Kosal Path, Ph.D., Brooklyn College, NY
  • Prof. Sophal Ear, Occidental College
  • Mary Lawrence Porter, Houston, TX
  • Chandler Reedy, New York, NY
  • Prof. Eve Zucker, Ph.D., Yale University
  • Dr. Stephen Heder, SOAS University of London
  • TJ Rutkowski, New York, NY
  • Prof. Thak Chaloemtiarana, Cornell University, Trustee Emeritus
  • Selma Ertegun, New York, NY, Trustee Emerita

The Center of Khmer Studies announces with deep regret the recent passing of distinguished board members.​

Annual Donors

Director’s Circle ($35,000 and up)
Mary Porter
Louisa S. Sarofim

Supporting Members ($1,000-$19,999)
Olivier Bernier
Marina Couloucoundis
Jerald Fessenden
M. Gaye Fugate
Guido Goldman
Arnold Lepelstat
Laurel McKee
Diana Moore
Chandler Reedy
Gerald Riedel
Chalikon Suraphongchai
Nadia Zilkha

Justice Stephen Breyer
Patrick Cairns
Prof. Thak Chaloemtiarana
Douglas Clayton
John and Anne Duffy
Prof. Sophal Ear
M. Gaye Fugate
Margaret Douglas-Hamilton
Prof. Peter Hammer
Jeffrey and Merrily Hansen
Dr. W Benson Harer Jr.
Sambo Khim
Prof. Alan Kolata
Judith Kostman and Charles Sternberg
Jacqueline and Marc Leland
Robert Lewis
Prof. Andrew Mertha
Elizabeth Miller
Prof. Ann Marie Murphy
Liang Oei
Sreyneath Poole
Emily Pulitzer
Avelina Qua
Samedy Soung
Orest Szul
Doris White
Dr. Benny Widyono
Prof. Eve Zucker

Institutional Support
Cornell University
Council of American Overseas Research Centers
DM Foundation
Low Road Foundation
Micato Safaris
Network for Good- Facebook
Seattle Foundation
Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3)
The U.S. Government
Warburg Pincus Foundation
Lois and George de Menil
Brook Berlind
Gillian Attfield
Baker McKenzie, LLC

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