Institute for Corean-American Studies
Jae H. Ku
Director, North Korea Initiative
Jae H. Ku is the Director, North
Korea Initiative, Freedom House. Jae has been a postdoctoral fellow at the Watson
Institute for International Studies, Brown University, and taught International
Relations. He has been a recipient of a Fulbright grant and Freeman fellowships.
Jae has researched at various think tanks, including the Center for Strategic and
International Studies (Washington, DC), the Korean Institute of International Studies
(Seoul, Korea), and the Institute for International Relations (Hanoi, Vietnam).
He has lived and researched in South Korea, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan. Jae
is editor of Fifty Years of US-Korea Alliance (Lynne Reinner Publishers, forthcoming);
co-author of Culture of Participation (forthcoming); editor of Change and Challenge
on the Korean Peninsula, vol. 5 (CSIS, 1996) and his writings have appeared in the
Washington Quarterly, World and I, Scripps Howard News, and The Korea Herald.
Jae has taught at Yonsei University and Sookmyung Womens University, both in Seoul.
He holds a Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies,
M.Sc. from the London School of Economics, and A.B. from Harvard University. He
speaks Korean and has working knowledge of Vietnamese.
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