Posts by: June Park

[PUBLICATION] Book Chapter on NK Cyber-hacking and Sanctions published by McGill-Queens University Press

My book chapter on North Korea’s Cyber-hacking and the art of evasion on sanctions will be published by McGill-Queens University Press on September 15, 2022. This project has had a long time coming, from invitation to two rounds of conferences and workshops online during the pandemic and finally revision toward publication. My chapter is at […]

[EXPERT PANEL] ‘Framing the Future: U.S.-ROK Tech Cooperation to Achieve Net Zero’ at the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR)

On June 14, 2022, I spoke at the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) Headquarters in Seattle, WA on EV batteries as a case study on U.S.-ROK tech cooperation. It was the first to return to in-person conference setting for NBR after almost two years, and it was an honor to speak alongside Professor Kyung-jin […]

[EXPERT PANEL] ‘South Korea and the New Geoeconomics of Asia’ at the Brookings Institution

On May 25, 2022, I spoke for the first time at a panel organized by Dr. Mireya Solis and Dr. Andrew Yeo at the Center on East Asia Policy (CEAP) at the Foreign Policy Program of the Brookings Institution, with distinguished panelists Hye-Min Lee and Wendy Cutler, who were the prime negotiators of the U.S.-ROK FTA […]

[FELLOWSHIP] International Strategy Forum – Asia 22 at Schmidt Futures

In February 2022, upon arriving at Princeton, I was anonymously nominated by someone to be considered for the inaugural Asia cohort of the International Strategy Forum at Schmidt Futures. Upon giving consent to be considered, I was selected and participated in the launching conference for the Asia Cohort (’22) by Schmidt Futures at the Capella […]

[PUBLICATION] Policy Paper on South Korea’s Pathways toward a CBDC published by Korea Economic Institute (KEI)

My policy paper, ‘South Korea’s Critical Moment in Digital Currency Policymaking: Between Regulating Cryptocurrencies and Launching a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)’ has just been published by the Korea Economic Institute of America (KEI) in Washington, DC. Click on the right to read. This is my ongoing effort on addressing regulating digital currencies in global finance, following […]

[PUBLICATION] Policy Paper on North Korea’s Cyber-hacking of Bitcoins published by NCNK / Wilson Center

My policy paper, ‘Cyber-hacking as a Means of “Self-reliance”: North Korea’s Ransomware-based Cyber-hacking for Economic Gains in the Absence of Regulations on Cryptocurrencies in Global Finance’ has just been published by the Wilson Center and the National Committee on North Korea (NCNK) in Washington, DC. Click on the right to read. This is my ongoing […]

[EXPERT PANEL] Europe and Asia Fighting COVID-19 Together: Mutual Lessons from the Pandemic (KDIS-FUIKS Korea Europe Center)

On September 29, 2021, I will be on an online panel with other distinguished panelists on Europe-Asia COVID-19 Cooperation hosted by the KDIS-FUIKS Korea-Europe Center organized by Dr. Tereza Novotná of the Free University of Berlin in Germany. I will speak briefly on my project currently ongoing at Princeton, which is an investigation into South […]

[PUBLICATION+LECTURE] The Weaponization of Supply Chains (Rhodes College, JPOSS/Harvard University, University of Warwick)

The two pieces on semiconductors that I wrote in the East Asia Forum garnered considerable interest from academic and policy audiences. The thesis of the latest EAF is expanded in my latest draft article under review, ‘The Weaponization of Supply Chains in the Contactless Economy under COVID-19: The Role of the U.S.-China Race for Supremacy in […]

[EIU ViewsWire] North Korea cyber-attacks raise security threat to the South

North Korea cyber-attacks raise security threat to the South, ViewsWire, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), September 16, 2021.

[PUBLICATION + LECTURE] EAF sequel piece on Semiconductors published / Webinar at Australian National University

In May 2021, the East Asia Forum at Australian National University requested an update on the Japan-South Korean chip war which began in July 2019. I had been working on semiconductors for the past few years and was in the middle of preparing for my manuscript for peer-review in line with the latest developments. I learned […]