Dr. EA Darith is a Cambodian researcher, professor of Khmer history and Director of the Department of Conservation and Archaeology.at the National Authority for Preah Vihear since June 2021.
He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the Royal University of Fine Arts in Phnom Penh in 1995, his Master's degree from Kyoto University in 2000, and his Doctoral degree from Osaka Ohtani University in Japan in 2010. From 2000 to June 2021, he has been working at APSARA National Authority, teaching ''The History of Khmer Ceramics'' at the Royal University of Fine Arts, and teaching ''The History of Cambodia and World History'' at Pannasastra University.
He has received training from Arizona State Museum, Freer and Sackler Museum at Smithsonian, and University of Pennsylvania Museum. He is working on creating an artefact management system in Angkor which will aid in the proper care of all artefacts excavated from the Angkor World Heritage Site.