Dr. Khatharya Um
Dr. Khatharya Um is Associate Professor and Chair of Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program in the Department of Ethnic Studies, and Chair of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. She is also affiliated faculty of the Center for Race and Gender and is Faculty Adviser for the Berkeley Human Rights Center. She is a Chancellor Public Scholar and the first Cambodian American woman to receive a Ph.D. In addition to her academic work, Professor Um does advocacy on issues of refugee integration and of educational equity for linguistically and culturally diverse students.