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Sheridan Prasso


Sheridan Prasso has been writing about Asia for more than 15 years, most recently as Asia editor and a senior news editor for BusinessWeek.

She served as Cambodia bureau chief for Agence France-Presse from 1991 to 1994, setting up the first permanent Western news bureau to reopen in Phnom Penh since 1975.

Ms. Prasso’s articles have appeared in Time, The New Yorker, The New Republic, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times and other publications.

She is also an advisor to the Asia Society’s Social Issues Programs and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations.

Sheridan Prasso currently lives in New York City.

Articles by Sheridan Prasso

The Asian Mystique: An Uncomfortable Past

Why does the sex trade go hand in hand with U.S. military forces stationed in Asia?

August 11, 2005

On the Campaign Trail in the Philippines

What advantages and disadvantages do women have running for office in the Philippines?

August 8, 2005