I have taught university courses in Japan and Cambodian and tutored secondary students in Taiwan. Beyond these formal positions, I also produce a podcast called FreshEd that has been used in universities around the world. I have also given lectures/presentations at the Center for Khmer Studies (Siem Reap, Cambodia); UNESCO (Paris, France); the University of Hong Kong’s Shadow Education Special Interest Group (Hong Kong, SAR), Monash University’s Asia Institute (Melbourne, Australia); and the Cambodian Education Sector Working Group (Phnom Penh, Cambodia).

Formal Teaching Positions

The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Education (Tokyo, Japan, 2016 – present)

Course taught: Education & Society

Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia (Siem Reap, Cambodia; 2012)

Courses taught: The Fundamentals of Communication and Advanced English Writing.

INGTON School, (Taipei, Taiwan; Summer 2006, 2007, 2008)

Course taught: Advanced English for the SAT


Informal lectures

“Governance and situated practices of marketization: The supplementary education industry in East Asia” presented at the UNESCO expert meeting on Changing Dynamics in the Governance of Education, Paris, France (December 5, 2014).

“The challenges of portraying private tutoring: Methodological reflections on using portraiture and the morphogenetic approach to social change in Cambodia” presented at the Shadow Education Special Interest Group meeting, The University of Hong Kong (November 11, 2014).

“From Human Capital Theory to Educational Capitalism: Critiquing the Privatization of Public Education in Cambodia” Special seminar presented at Center for South East Asian Studies, Monash Asia Institute, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia (February 15, 2013).

“Challenging Commonplace Assumptions about Rean Kua: An Investment in Human Capital, A Need for Good Governance, or a Manifestation of Educational Capitalism?” special seminar presented at the Center for Khmer Studies in Siem Reap, Cambodia (January 15, 2013).

“Privatizing Public Education: Confronting Complementary Private Tutoring in Cambodia” presented at the Education Sector Working Group, Phnom Penh, Cambodia (August 2012).