George Chigas

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George Chigas is an American writer and scholar. He is the Associate Director of the Cambodian Genocide Program at Yale University. He completed an English translation of the Cambodian verse novel The Story of Tum Teav, and is co-author with Susan Cook of "Putting the Khmer Rouge on Trial", which appeared in the Bangkok Post on October 31, 1999.[1]

Chigas has spoken out as a political commentator on the crimes of the Khmer Rouge that took place in Cambodia during the 1970s.

He is a professor in the cultural studies department at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.[2]