Project Personnel

Project Director

Prof. Dana Bourgerie. Professor, Asian and Near Eastern Languages.


Dr. Brian Croxall, Office of Digital Humanities (Technical Director)
Dr. Elsa Perez, Department of Spanish and Portuguese (Translation consultant)

Cambodia Coordinators

SOEUR Vanna Roth
Past: KEO Somaly, NHEM Sokunthea 

Project Assistants

Thomas Barrett (Volunteer work, translation)
Allison McIllece Lasswell (Internship coordination, transcription project)
Styles Welier (Database, social media)
Debra Williams (Database, heritage community outreach)

Past: Lauren Dance Somsen, Micheal King, Jeremy Hills, Madeline Mortell, PEN Seyon, Thomas Anthony, Elizabeth Cook Anderson, Thomas Anthony, Bryan Brittain, Sarah Collins, Jorden Denkers, Whitney Haddock, Hans Nilsson, NOUN Channika, Sam Osborne, Michael Schwendiman, LENG Theary


Nathan Kou (Winter 2022)
Michael Schwendiman (Winter 2020)
Allison McIllece (Winter 2019/Fall 2019)
Jorden Denkers/Theary Leng (Spring/Summer 2018)
Wesley Crump (Winter 2017)
Bryan Brittain (Spring/Summer 2017)
Thomas Anthony (Fall 2017)
Tyler Jorgenson (Spring/Summer 2016)
Matthew Boyd (Winter 2016)

Student Developers

Kelly Woods

Past: Eddy Hsu, Jinlin Zhu, Scott Cheng, Caleb Thompson


BYU College of Humanities
BYU Humanities Center (Founding Sponsor)

BYU Faculty and Staff Group

Matthew Ancell (Interdisciplinary Humanities)
Jill Rudy (Folklore)
Christopher “Chip” Oscarson (Comparative Studies and Interdisciplinary Humanities)
Shane Harrison (Office of Information Technology)


Ken and Salli Hollenzer (Portland, OR). Former Cambodia Family History Missionaries
Vichit Ith (Phnom Penh and Singapore) French Cambodian Businessman


We would like to thank all those who have volunteered, who are contributing their time and talents to help this project succeed. If you would like to volunteer please follow this link: Volunteer!

Braxton Allred
Thomas Anthony
Spencer Asay
Rose Badell
Lyle Brewer
Bryan Brittain
Melody Brown
Morgan Carter
Lux Chekomi
Haley Christiansen
Sara Clark
Jordan Denkers
Arthur Diaz
John Michael Duffy
Jacob Elieson
Stetler Eppley
Christian Fowler
Tanner Garlick
Peter Garrow
Alexander Hall
Wyatt Hall
Alex Hall
Elijah Harmon
McKall Harris
Alyse Hartley
Joshua Hawkins
Jeremy Hills
Jordan Johnson
Braden Johnson
Samnang Kang
Jared Lambert
Parker Lauritzen
Zoe Loftus
Andreas Martinsson
Daniel McKinley
Wilford Merrill
Tyler Mickelson
Braedon Murdock
Mitch Neuberger
Zachary Olsen
Sam Osborne
Emily Pace
Amreth Phirun
Edward Plothow
Chhinn Pov
Russell Reeves
Johnny Ros
Sam Sareivattanak
Peter Schleede
Shay Schwab
Kara Sheffield
Dallin Slavens
Mikalyn Smith
David Sorensen
Rylee Spangler
Alec Taylor
Micheala Uresk
Davith (David) Vann
Melia Young