Farina So has been with the Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam) since 2003. She heads DC-Cam's Cham Oral History, which records experience and coping strategies of Cham Muslim survivors under the Khmer Rouge regime. So is currently completing a Ph.D. in Global Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell; her research monograph, The Hijab of Cambodia: Memories of Cham Muslim Women after the Khmer Rouge, focuses on experiences and responses of Cham Muslim women under the Khmer Rouge. So has joined international conferences and written newspaper articles related to genocide, oral history, Islam in Southeast Asia, memorialization, information technology, and truth commissions and has contributed writings to Searching for the Truth, Oxford Islamic Studies Online, and the Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam. So holds a B.A. in Accounting from the National Institute of Management and an M.A. in International Affairs from Ohio University.