Celeste Arrington

Celeste Arrington

Title:
Korea Foundation Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
Office:
Monroe 465
Phone: 202-994-6601
Email:
cla@gwu.edu

Areas of Expertise

Comparative politics, South Korea, Japan, North Korea, state-society relations, law and society, media and politics, Northeast Asian security.

Background

Professor Arrington specializes in comparative politics, with a regional focus on the Koreas and Japan. Her research interests include civil society, social movements, democratic governance, law and society, policy-making processes, the media and politics, and qualitative methods. She is also interested in the international relations and security of Northeast Asia and transnational activism. She is currently completing a book manuscript on victim redress movements and governmental accountability in South Korea and Japan.

Professor Arrington earned a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, an MPhil from the University of Cambridge, and a B.A. from Princeton University. She was an advanced research fellow in the Program on U.S.-Japan Relations at Harvard University in 2010-2011. During the 2011-2012 year, she was a member of the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey.

Education

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

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