Sophal Ear

Sophal Ear

Occidental College

Sophal Ear is associate professor of diplomacy and world affairs at Occidental College in Los Angeles. He is the author of Aid Dependence in Cambodia: How Foreign Assistance Undermines Democracy (Columbia University Press) and co-author of The Hungry Dragon: How China’s Resource Quest Is Reshaping the World (Routledge). His next book is on Viral Sovereignty and the Political Economy of Pandemics: What Explains How Countries Deal with Outbreaks?

Articles by Sophal Ear


China and Cambodia: Getting by with a Lot of Help from a Friend

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Is Cambodia's dependency on China profitable and sustainable?


Is Viral Sovereignty the Antidote to Vaccine Nationalism?

Thursday, October 15, 2020

A new dangerous kind of nationalism amalgamating underlying global challenges is on the rise: vaccine nationalism.