September 13, 2017

John Merrill

Visiting Scholar
U.S.-Korea Institute
Johns Hopkins University


ICAS Fellow

Dear Friend:

We are pleased to share with you that John Merrill has been named ICAS Fellow, effective immediately.

John Merrill is a Visiting Scholar at the U.S.-Korea Institute, Johns Hopkins University. John formerly headed the Northeast Asia Division in the State Departmentís Bureau of Intelligence and Research. He has taught at SAIS, Georgetown University, the George Washington University, and Lafayette College. John has a Ph.D. from the University of Delaware, an M.A. from Harvard University, and a B.A. from Boston University.

He is the author of Korea: The Peninsular Origins of the War, 1945-1950 (1989); The Origin and Truth of the Korean War (2004), in Korean; and The Cheju-do Rebellion (1988) in Japanese. John has written numerous journal articles, reviews, and op-eds and he writes regularly for Nikkei Asian Review.

Thank you.