Robert FLINN
No. 8, St. 315, Boeng Kak 1, Tuol Kork, Phnom Penh

Robert FLINN

Distinguished Professor
Dean of the Arts, Humanities and Languages Faculty


Robert Flinn holds the academic rank of Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing and is currently the Director of English Instruction as well as the Director of the Writing Center. In addition to his administrative duties, he teaches first-year English courses, occasional International Relations courses, as well as numerous courses in the MBA program. He received his MFA in Creative Writing from Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas USA, under the direction of international award-winning poet Albert Goldbarth.  He also studied with prize-winning poets, Campbell McGrath and Carol Frost.  Professor Flinn has published numerous creative and research works in both literary and academic journals.  He has been with the university since August 2012.


  • MFA in Creative Writing, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas, USA, 1998
  • B.A. in English Language and Literature, Thomas Edison State College, Trenton, New Jersey, USA, 1996


  • Corrado, Flinn R.E., & Tugjan, P. (2019) “Can ICT Help Cambodian Students Become the Solution for Improving Education in the Country?” Journal of Management, Economics, and Industrial Organization, 3 (2), 1 – 15.
  • Hashima, the Ghost Island of Japan,” New Asian Writing 2017
  • Shopping for Pomelos at Central Market on Chinese New Year,” Sonic Boom 2017
  • "Dark Clouds Gathering Over the Mekong River”, “Beneath an Umbrella”, “White Water Lilies” The Asian Signature Literary Review 2016