Sunday, 24 December 2017

Biography of Dr. Sam Rany, Cambodia

Dr. Sam Rany was born in March 11, 1982 at Kampot province, Cambodia; he is currently a Vice- Rector of the University of Battambang (UBB), where is a public university in northwestern part of Cambodia. He is responsible for the International Relations (IR) Office, Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) Office, Postgraduate School, Personnel Office,  Research and Development Center, and UBB’s Projects from May 24, 2017. Dr. Rany is a former Director of Institute of Foreign Languages of UBB from September 2008 to May 2017.
He earned his PhD in Higher Education Administration from the School of Educational Studies, University of Science Malaysia (USM) in 2016. He obtained a Certificate of General Administration from the Royal School of Administration, Cambodia in May 2017, and he received an E-Teacher Certificate of English for Specific Purposes (ESP) from the Oregon University, USA sponsored by U.S. Embassy to Cambodia in 2010. He graduated with a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Law (LL.B & LL.M), specialized in International Business Law and Corporate Counsels from the Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE), Cambodia in 2004 and 2007 respectively. His doctoral thesis entitled “The Influence of Institutional Integration Factors towards Students’ Intellectual Development: A Case Study of three Cambodian Public Universities”.
He is also a lecturer at UBB since 2008; he has worked closely with US Embassy in term of educational cooperation since 2009. He has to host three US English Follows, Mrs. Connie Leonard, Dr. Virginia Simmons, and Mr. Adam Aultowski who had sent by US Embassy to work at the University of Battambang. He has successfully completed a two years project with 25 disadvantaged students funded by US Embassy; namely, English Access Micro-scholarship Program from 2015 to 2017 at UBB. He also actively involved with some projects including Erasmus, KOICA, JICA, USAID, and WB. His areas of interests included English for Specific Purposes (ESP), Legal Studies, Public Policy and Administration, Cambodian Educational History, Higher Education leadership and Administration, Educational Assessment, and other Social Science Research.
His email address is, and his mobile phone is: +855(0)12-646-685/(0)15-646 685.

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