Joanna S. Duong

Portrait of Joanna S.  Duong

Joanna S. Duong is an independent Cambodian researcher who escaped the civil war in 1974, emigrated to the US, and came back to Cambodia to launch a party promoting women' s rights in the 1998 elections.

Her MD thesis in 2002 dealt with The Role of Theravada Buddhism in Cambodian Society (California Institute of Integral Studies). She also authored A Cambodian Cookbook: Selected Popular Dishes from the Kitchen of Angkor Wat Restaurant San Francisco 1983 - 2005 (ExLibris, 2011, ISBN 13: 9781465365125).