- Korea Foundation Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
- Monroe 465
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Areas of Expertise
Comparative politics, South Korea, Japan, North Korea, state-society relations, law and society, media and politics, Northeast Asian security.
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
“Hiding in Plain Sight: Pseudonymity and Participation in Legal Mobilization,” Comparative Political Studies (online first May 10, 2018).
“The Mutual Constitution of the Abductions and North Korean Human Rights Issues in Japan and Internationally,” Pacific Affairs 91, no. 3 (September 2018): 471-498.
“Linking Abductee Activism and North Korean Human Rights Advocacy in Japan and Abroad,” in Andrew Yeo and Danielle Chubb, eds. North Korean Human Rights: Activists and Networks (Cambridge University Press, June 2018): 85-108.
Accidental Activists: Victim Movements and Government Accountability in Japan and South Korea. Cornell University Press, 2016.
"The Access Paradox: Media Environment Diversity and Coverage of Activist Groups in Japan and Korea." Journal of East Asian Studies 17:1 (2017): 69-93.
“Leprosy, Legal Mobilization, and the Public Sphere in Japan and South Korea.” Law & Society Review 48:3 (2014): 563-593.
“The Abductions Issue in Japan and South Korea: Ten Years after Pyongyang’s Admission.” International Journal of Korean Studies 17:2 (2013): 108-139.
“The Politics of NGOs and Democratic Governance in South Korea and Japan,” (with Lee Sook-Jong). Pacific Focus 23:1 (2008): 75-96.
“Democratization and Changing Anti-American Sentiments in South Korea.” (with Oh Chang Hun). Asian Survey 47:2 (2007): 327-350.
Wednesdays 2 pm - 4 pm
PSC 2368 Politics in the Two Koreas
PSC 6374 Korean Politics
PSC 3192 Protest and Participation in East Asia
PSC 6388 States and Societies in East Asia