Sarah K. Youngblutt
Mrs. Sarah Youngblutt is a PhD Candidate within the Leiden University Institute for Area Studies (LIAS). Her work examines the effectiveness of International agencies in the protection, conservation and presentation of Cambodian heritage places. She is the founding director of SAA:SEARCH (2008-2014)— a not-for-profit organization constructed to capacity build institutes of archaeology in Southeast Asia,— and has worked as a field archaeologist in Cambodia, Canada and Australia. Sarah is a member of the BC Association of Professional Archaeologists, the Society for American Archaeologists and the Canadian Archaeological Association. She has worked for a variety of academic institutions, as both a teacher and researcher including UNESCO, the Australian Defense Force Academy and the Australian National University. At present, she teaches for Selkirk College in Nelson BC in Canada. With three young children of her own, she is concerned about the next generation of Cambodian youth, specifically their ability to access affordable education.
Leiden University (LIAS)- PhD Candidate
University of British Columbia- Masters in Asian Pacific Policy Studies (2011)
University of British Columbia- Asian Studies (2008), and Anthropological Archaeology (2009)