Sophat Soeung graduated from the Royal University of Phnom Penh (2004) and the Royal University of Law and Economics (2007). Since 2004, he has worked as a lecturer of English at the Royal University. He has conducted research on television broadcasting in Cambodia funded by the Thuringian-Cambodian Association. He also has volunteered for the Living Documents Project of the Documentation Center of Cambodia, distributing documents in rural areas and interviewing survivors of the Khmer Rouge regime. Most recently, he's worked for the School for International Training in Cambodia and has been involved with the Initiatives of Change Association Cambodia, which focuses on peacebuilding.