Institute for Corean-American Studies

Jae H. Ku

Director, North Korea Initiative
Freedom House
Washington DC

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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