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Peter Beck

    New Paradigm Institute

    Email: beckpeterm@gmail.com
Working Groups

    Inter-Korean

Expertise

    - North and South Korean affairs
    - United States foreign policy in Asia

Biography

    Peter M. Beck is the Senior Advisor to the President of the New Paradigm Institute in Seoul, Korea. Previously, he was the Korea Representative for the Asia Foundation in Seoul, South Korea (2011-2014). Prior to that, he was a Council on Foreign Relations-Hitachi Fellow at Keio University (2010-11) and the Pantech Research Fellow at Stanford University’s Asia Pacific Research Center (2009-10).

    Previously, he directed the International Crisis Group’s Northeast Asia Project in Seoul. He was also the Director of Research and Academic Affairs at the Korea Economic Institute in Washington. He has served as a member of the Ministry of Unification’s Policy Advisory Committee and as an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown and Yonsei universities. 

    Previously, he was a columnist for the Korean weekly Chosun, daily Donga Ilbo, an instructor at the University of California at San Diego, a translator for the Korea Foundation, and a staff assistant at Korea’s National Assembly and Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

    He has published over 100 academic and short articles, testified before Congress, and conducted interviews with the world’s leading media outlets. He received his B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley, completed the Korean language program at Seoul National University, and conducted his graduate studies at U.C. San Diego’s Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies.


Contact Information

    Email: beckpeterm@gmail.com
    Telephone: 82-2-732-2044





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