How to Handle North Korea: A Panel Discussion

Institute for Korean Studies at George Washington University

Elliott School of International Affairs, 6th Floor, Lindner Commons Room, 1957 E St. NW, Washington DC 20052

August 28, 2017, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

 The Institute for Korean Studies and the Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies present a panel discussion on ways to handle U.S. relations with North Korea.

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Robert Gallucci became president of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation on July 1, 2009.  He had served as Dean of the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University for 13 years.  Previously, as Ambassador-at-Large and Special Envoy for the U.S. State Department, he dealt with the threats posed by the proliferation of ballistic missiles and weapons of mass destruction.  He was chief U.S. negotiator during the North Korean nuclear crisis of 1994.  He was also Assistant Secretary of State for Political Military Affairs, and served as the Deputy Executive Chairman of the UN Special Commission overseeing the disarmament of Iraq after the first Gulf War.  He earned his Bachelor's degree at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and his Master's and Doctoral degrees at Brandeis University.

Amitai Etzioni is a University Professor and Professor of International Affairs at The George Washington University. He is the author of  Security First and  From Empire to Community. He served as a Senior Advisor at the Carter White House and taught at Columbia University, Harvard Business School, and University of California at Berkeley.

Gregg Brazinsky is Associate Professor of History and International Affairs at the George Washington University. He is the author of  Winning the Third World: Sino-American Rivalry During the Cold War and Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy. He is currently working on a study of Sino-North Korean relations during the Cold War.



Jisoo Kim is Korea Foundation Associate Professor of History, International Affairs, and East Asian Languages and Literatures at GW. She is a specialist in gender and legal history of early modern Korea. Her research interests include crime and justice, forensic medicine, history of emotions, literary representations of the law, diglossia, vernacular, and gender and sexuality. She is the author of The Emotions of Justice: Gender, Status, and Legal Performance in Chos┼Ćn Korea (University of Washington Press, 2015), which received the James B. Palais Prize for 2017. She is also the co-editor of The Great East Asian War and the Birth of the Korean Nation (Columbia University Press, 2016).

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