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Dr Joanna Wolfarth is a writer, lecturer and researcher who has long been fascinated by how people make sense of their worlds through making things. She is a lecturer in art history at SOAS University of London and Sotheby’s Institute of Art, where she specialises in Buddhist and Southeast Asian art. Before settling in London, she lived in Cambodia conducting her PhD research on the temples at Angkor and working for cultural non-profits. Her research on Cambodian culture has been published in numerous academic journals and books. She also contributed to a BBC radio documentary on Angkor. In addition she writes on history, motherhood, and arts and culture. She is now a mother of one energetic toddler and is turning her research expertise to the topic of infant-feeding.
Agent: Jo Unwin