Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.
The Hon Evans J. R. Revere
Acting Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
United States Department of State
A Road to Peace in the Korean Peninsula
Symposium: Humanity, Peace and Security
24, 2005 Thursday 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
U S Senate
Dirksen Building Room SD 226
Capitol Hill, Washington D. C. 20510
We are pleased to share with you that The Hon Evans
J. R. Revere will present "A Road to Peace in the Korean Peninsula" at the ICAS Winter
A career diplomat and Senior Foreign Service Officer, Evans Revere
is Acting Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs.
Prior to this assignment, Evans was the State Department's Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, which was preceded by his serving as the State Department's Director for Japanese Affairs, responsible for the day-to-day management of U.S. relations with Japan.
During 2000-2003, he was Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul,
Korea, one of the United States' largest overseas diplomatic posts. Evans previously
served as Director for Korean Affairs, where he managed relations with both halves
of the Korean Peninsula, in addition to serving as the U.S. Government's primary
day-to-day liaison with the North Korean Government.
Evans's previous assignments
have included service as Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Wellington, New Zealand;
a Fellow at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School; and Special Assistant
to the State Department's Under Secretary for Political Affairs, with responsibility
He was Principal Officer of the U.S. Consulate in Fukuoka, Japan, and
served at the U.S. Embassies in Tokyo and Beijing. He was also Executive Assistant
to the Assistant Secretary of State for Latin American Affairs. Evans worked at
the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) in 1980-1981, handling consular and economic-commercial
Evans is a three-time winner of the State Department's Superior Honor
Award and has received State's Meritorious Honor Award. He received a commendation
from former Secretary of State Albright for his contributions to her October 2000
visit to North and South Korea.
Evans was born in Brooklyn and raised in New York
City. He has an honors degree in East Asian Studies from Princeton University and
served as a non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Air Force during 1969-1972. He
speaks fluent Japanese, Korean and Chinese.
He and his wife, Micha, have two daughters,
Hyona and Elise Anne. Evans enjoys running, golf, tennis, and listening to jazz.
He is also an avid baseball fan.
Admission to this programme is free of charge
and open to public. However, seating is limited and pre-registration is advised.
Please register on-line at:
Sang Joo Kim / signed
Sr. Fellow & Executive Vice President