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Kongkea Chhoeun



MPA in Public Administration, the University of Hawai’i at Manoa

Contact details

PhD programme

Policy and Governance

Supervisor(s) and panel members

Topic title

Australian and Chinese Scholarships to Cambodia: Selection and Influence


Chhoeun, K. (2017). No opposition to Cambodia’s lack of opposition. East Asia Forum. Available at:½3/no-opposition-to-cambodias-lack-o....

Chhoeun, K. (2017). Cambodia has failed to take advantage of its inherent potential. Asia Times. [online] Available at:

Chhoeun, K. & Kim, M (2017). Should Western countries impose sanctions on Cambodia?. Asia Times. [online] Available at:

Chhoeun, K. (2017). Explaining the crackdown in Cambodia. New Mandala. Available at: This article was also republished here in East Asia Forum.

Chhoeun, K. (2017). The US–Cambodia debt stand-off. East Asia Forum. Available at:


1st prize winner in the International High Level Forum - 4 on Aid Effectiveness’s international essay contest.

3rd prize winner in the International Relief Friendship Foundation’s international essay competition.

Scholarships and fellowships

2014-2018: Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship.

2007-2009: East-West Centre Graduate Fellowship.

Employment history

2012-2014: Extractive Industries Officer, United Nations Development Program, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

2011-2012: National Consultant, United Nations World Food Program, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

2009-2011: Regional Management Officer (TA), German Technical Cooperation (GTZ), Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Mailing address

Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
J.G. Crawford Building No. 132
Lennox Crossing
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 0200 Australia

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