Field of Study
Years of Stay at HYI
Jan 2021 to Oct 2024
University Affiliation (Current)
National University of Singapore
Rosa YI holds a BA in Education from the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP), Cambodia and MA in International Relations (International Development and Policy Studies) from Waseda University, Japan. Currently, he is a PhD student in Geography at the National University of Singapore (NUS), where he was awarded the Harvard Yenching Institute-NUS Joint PhD Scholarship. His PhD research examines labor migration, late capitalist industrial precarity and agrarian change in Cambodia. Prior to arriving in Singapore, he was a lecturer of development studies at RUPP and was involved in a number of research projects studying Chinese infrastructure project and agrarian change, smallholder’s transformation and persistence, youth’s school-to-work transition, and agricultural cooperative building.