Date of Award

Fall 10-24-2022

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Dr. Ines Miyares

Second Advisor

Dr. Sean Ahearn

Academic Program Adviser

Dr. Jochen Albrecht


Through the efforts of the Cambodian people and historians, the world is familiar with the tragic human story that unfolded over decades of war and the brutal rule of the Khmer Rouge. This thesis is an attempt to tell the equally tragic but untold story of how decades of conflict shaped the Cambodian landscape and the lives and populations of elephants and other animals.



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