Khuochsopheaktra (Pheaktra) Tim has years of experience in the areas of dealing with the past and transitional justice due to her previous work as a local peace expert for the Civil Peace Service program of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. Her work focuses on developing research skills and increasing the knowledge of young Cambodians about the Democratic of Kampuchea (the Khmer Rouge regime) from 1975 to 1979.
Since graduation with her bachelor’s degree, Pheaktra has also been involved with several research projects on the same topic. She has co-published two papers on transitional justice: ‘Duty Not to Forget’ the Past? Perceptions of Young Cambodians on the Memorialization of the Khmer Rouge Regime (2019) and the Life Stories of S-21 Prisoners (2021) available on the Khmer Rouge History Learning App.
She hold her bachelor’s degree in English Language Based Bachelor of Law from the Royal University of Law and Economics and currently finishing her last semester of her Master of Arts in Human Rights and Democratization with the thesis focusing on integration of human rights education in the Cambodian educational curriculum. Additionally, she was also a recipient of the RWI female scholarship, and following graduation, she actively participated in the outreach programs for the alumni network.