Karen Coates

Published: 7 Oct 2016


Karen Coates is an author, journalist and media trainer who has spent more than a dozen years reporting from Southeast Asia for publications around the world. In 1998-99, she worked as a reporter and editor for The Cambodia Daily in Phnom Penh. She routinely returns to the country to report on health, environment and social issues. Her book, Cambodia Now: Life in the Wake of War (McFarland, 2005) is an examination of living conditions for the Cambodian people in the aftermath of the Khmer Rouge. Coates is a senior fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University.