Category: NOTES

[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 […]

[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 […]

[FELLOWSHIP] 2021-22 Fung Global Fellows cohort announced at Princeton University

The cohort of the Fung Global Fellows for the 2021-22 academic year has just been announced. Click the picture above to read more about our work. Also, click on this article to read about the program and this year’s research theme: Fung Global Fellows to focus on ‘Sustainable Futures’.

[PUBLICATIONS] Research article in the Italian journal PArtecipazione e COnflitto (PACO) and Commentary for NBR on Public Health and Data Privacy

The article I had been working on since last summer is finally being published at the Italian journal, PArtecipazione e COnflitto (PACO), in the special issue on COVID-19 and the Structural Crisis of Liberal Democracies. The research for this article was awarded the Fung Global Fellowship at Princeton University in 2021: June Park. “Governing a […]

[PUBLICATION+LECTURE] Coronavirus Politics: The Comparative Politics and Policy of COVID-19 / How Institutions Matter in Pandemic Responses: The South Korean Case

On April 15, 2021, I will be hosted by the East Asia National Resource Center and the George Washington University Institute for Korean Studies (GWIKS) at the Elliott School of International Affairs for a talk on South Korea’s COVID-19 pandemic governance. The talk will be based on my contribution to the edited book volume, ‘Coronavirus […]

[FELLOWSHIP] Selected as Early Career Scholar of the Fung Global Fellows Program at Princeton University

I have been awarded the Fung Global Fellowship (Early-Career Scholar Track) at the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) at Princeton University for the 2021-2022 academic year for my research proposal, ‘Governing a Pandemic with Data on the Contactless Path to AI: Personal Data, Public Health, and the Digital Divide in South Korea, Europe and […]

[EXPERT INTERVIEW] Interview with Young China Watchers (YCW)

In October 2020, I did an expert interview with Young China Watchers leading up to the U.S. election in early November 2020. The interview covers my initiatives on my book projects – the first one currently under review at a reputable university press, and the second one that I hope to conduct research for under […]

[ONLINE PANEL] ‘Governing a Pandemic with Data on the Contactless Path to AI,’ at the panel on Technology in the Time of COVID-19 with the University of Pittsburgh International Studies Center

On November 17, 2020, I will be presenting my ongoing paper for the Italian SCOPUS journal, Partecipazione E Conflitto (PACO) at an online panel, ‘Technology in the Time of COVID-19’ for the Asia Studies Center of the University Center for International Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. You can register for the webinar here. The […]

[PUBLICATION+LECTURE] Learning from Past Pandemic Governance: Early Response and Public-Private Partnerships in Testing of COVID-19 in South Korea

On October 20, 2020, I will be holding an online lecture on my recent publication with Eunbin Chung (University of Utah) in the special issue on Pandemics, COVID-19, Sustainability and Development at World Development, Learning from past pandemic governance: Early response and Public-Private Partnerships in testing of COVID-19 in South Korea. World Development is a multi-disciplinary monthly journal […]