|Institute for Corean-American Studies|
Kurt M. CampbellChairman and CEO of The Asia Group, LLC
From 2009 to 2013, Dr. Campbell served as Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, where Kurt is widely credited as being a key architect of the "pivot to Asia." He was awarded the Secretary of Stateís Distinguished Service Award (2013) - the nationís highest diplomatic honor. Previously, he was the CEO and Co-Founder of CNAS and concurrently served as the director of the Aspen Strategy Group and chairman of the Editorial Board of the Washington Quarterly. Kurt was the Senior Vice President, director of the International Security Program, and Henry A. Kissinger Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He was also Associate Professor of public policy and international relations at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Kurt is the author or coauthor of eight books on foreign policy and national security. Kurt received his B.A. from the University of California, San Diego, a Certificate in music and political philosophy from the University of Erevan in Soviet Armenia, and his Doctorate in International Relations from Brasenose College at Oxford University where he was a Distinguished Marshall Scholar.
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