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Em Butler

MFA Candidate
Education and Training: 
B.A., UC San Diego
Em Butler has a BA from UC San Diego in Human Biology, has an organizing background and non-profit experience, and works as a writer and photographer. Of Cambodian-English heritage and a first-generation Khmer-American, they plan to do documentary and journalism work in Southeast Asia and the Philippines with research approaches situated between documentary, ethnography and journalism. Their MFA research would explore life among Cambodians in California and Louisiana and along the Mekong River.