Current Visiting Scholars (2013-2014)

The Visiting Scholar Program at the U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS accepts new scholars on a rolling basis. Applicants are chosen by a selection committee consisting of USKI and SAIS faculty and administrators. For consideration, please send a research proposal and CV/resume to USKI Director, Jae Ku.

An Kyung-ryul

Mr. Kyung-ryul An is a veteran National Assemblyman who has served in the Korean National Assembly for three terms (12 years). During his political career, he has worked for [Read More]

He Tongmei, Ph.D.

Dr. Tongmei He is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Korean Studies at Dalian University of Foreign Languages in China. Her teaching and research interests include China [Read More]

Halpin, Dennis

Dennis Halpin has ties to Asia going back over four decades to February, 1971, when he arrived as a Peace Corps volunteer (K-16) in Seoul, South Korea. He taught English as a [Read More]

Jung Hyo-sik

Mr. Jung is a Reporter at the Political Affairs News Desk at JoongAng Daily. Previously, he was a Reporter at the Social Affairs Desk, Investigative Reporting Team, Economic News [Read More]

Wit, Joel S.

Joel S. Wit is concurrently a Visiting Scholar at US-Korea Institute at SAIS and a Senior Research Fellow at Columbia University Weatherhead Institute for East Asian [Read More]

Yune Yang Su

Mr. Yang Su Yune is Director at the Regional and National Culture Division at the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism (MCST). Prior to his current position, he worked as [Read More]

Choi Younghwan

Mr. Choi is the Director and Research Fellow at the Center for Northeast Asian & Inter-Korean Affairs at the Gyeonggi Research Institute in Suwon, South Korea.  His research [Read More]

Kang Youngdoo

Mr. Kang is a journalist and the Deputy Assistant Editor at Yonhap News Agency in the political news division, currently covering the National Assembly. His research involves [Read More]

Choi Moonsun

Ms. Choi is a senior journalist at the Hankook Ilbo (The Korea Times) covering politics and inter-Korean relations. Her research interests are the Obama administration’s [Read More]

Jeon Changhoon

Mr. Jeon is a reporter at the Busan Daily News and has covered the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ministry of Unification, and currently covers the National Assembly and [Read More]

Jung Yoonsub

Mr. Jung is a journalist and the Executive Secretary in the Planning and Coordination Department at Yonhap News Agency. His research interests include the diplomatic relations and [Read More]

Past Visiting Scholars

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