Subjects Taught

Leadership (PHIL 101)




Dr. Nhem Boraden holds a PhD degree in the field of political science and international relations from the University of Delaware, USA. He also holds a Master Degree of Military Art and Science from US Army Command and General Staff College, a Master of Political Science and International Relations from the University of Delaware and a Master Degree of Economics and Finance from the University of Delaware and Lyon 2.  Moreover, he is an advisor to Samdech Pichey Sena Tea Banh, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of National Defense, Kingdom of Cambodia. He has published several books including The Khmer Rouge (2013) and The Chronicle of a People’s War (2018).


  • 1. The Khmer Rouge: Ideology, Militarism and the Revolution that consumed a Generation, Praeger (Praeger Security International-PSI), Santa Barbara, 2013
  • 2. The Chronicle of a People’s War: The Military and Strategic History of Cambodia Civil War, 1979-1991, Routledge, London, 2018


  • 1. Cambodian Military History, Unit 125: 1977-1979 (Submission to peer-review journal)
  • 2. Tactical Aspects of Angkor Imperial Army (Writing stage)
  • 3. Cambodian units in WWI: Les Tirailleurs Cambodgiens (Exploratory stage)


  • 1. A Continuation of Politics by Other Means: The ‘Politics’ of a Peacekeeping Mission in Cambodia, Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College, Carlisle, PA, February 2011.


  • 1. “Vietnam’s Military and Political Challenges in Cambodia and the Early Rise of Cambodia’s Strongman, Hun Sen, 1977–79”, TRANS: Trans-Regional and -National Studies of Southeast Asia, 2021: 1-18. Co-author with Path Kosal.