Scholars

Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences, Department of History, Columbia University
Charles K. Armstrong is The Korea Foundation Associate Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences in the Department of History and the director of the Center for Korean Research at Columbia University. A specialist in the modern history of Korea and East Asia, Armstrong has published several books on contemporary Korea, including Tyranny of the Weak: North Korea and the World, 1950-1992 (C...
Ph.D. Candidate, CCP Central Party School, China.
Professor of Public Policy and Political Science, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University
Jentleson is a leading scholar of American foreign policy and has served in a number of U.S. policy and political positions. In 2014 he was a Distinguished Scholar at the Wilson Center. He has written numerous books and articles in journals, academic and policy, and for leading online sites such as ForeignPolicy.com, Huffington Post, and Washington Post Monkey Cage. His policy positions include Se...
Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution; Adviser to the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Project, Hoover Archives; former Director, Radio Free Europe
A. Ross Johnson is a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution, adviser to the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) Archive Project at Hoover, and senior scholar at the Woodrow Wilson  International Center for Scholars.Johnson was a senior executive of RFE/RL from 1988 to 2002, serving as director  of Radio Free Europe, director of the RFE/RL Research Institute, and acting president...
PhD Candidate, Seoul National University
Chong Min Kim is a PhD candidate and a lecturer of Graduate International Studies (GSIS), Seoul National University (SNU) and a Global PhD Fellow of National Research Foundation. She is a BA in Economics at SNU, and MA in International Studies at GSIS SNU. Her article "The U.S.'s Economic Disengagement Policy and Korea's Industrial Transformation: Implications of the Textile Disputes...
Kerr Chair in English History and Culture and Distinguished Teaching Professor, University of Texas
Wm. Roger Louis received his D. Phil from Oxford in 1962. After teaching at Yale for eight years, he moved to the University of Texas in 1970, where he is the Kerr Professor of English History and Culture. An Honorary Fellow of St. Antony’s College, Oxford, he is a Past President of the American Historical Association. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Oxford History of the British Empire. H...
Non-resident Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution
Diana Negroponte is a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. Formerly a trade lawyer and professor of history, Diana Negroponte focuses on Latin America at the Brookings Institution. She researches and writes about the New Left, populism and the relationship between criminal gangs and state institutions. Diana Negroponte holds a doctorate in government from Georgetown University. She also stu...
Associate Professor, Center for International Issue Studies, Jiangsu Provincial College of Administration.
Dr. Weigan Niu is associate professor at the Center for International Issue Studies of College of Administration of Jiangsu Province. Niu was previously a post-doctoral researcher at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, studying Sino-US conflicts following the 2008 international financial crisis and the US “rebalancing to Asia.” He also completed a post-doc at Nanjing University where he e...
Professore Ordinario di Storia delle Relazioni Internazionali Dipartimento di Studi Internazionali, Rome, Italy.
Leopoldo Nuti is Director of the Machiavelli Center for Cold War Studies and professor of history of international relations and coordinator of the international studies section of the doctoral school in political science at the University of Roma Tre. Since March 2006 he has been director of CIMA. A graduate of the Universities of Florence (Laurea), George Washington University, (M.A. in Internat...
Executive President, Asia Future Institute; Former Member, National Assembly of the Republic of Korea

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