This work is supported by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea and the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF-2019S1A5B5A07106479) and is currently under review at two university presses.
This work is intended for application to the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants in January 2021.


  • June Park. “COVID-19, Contactless Economy and the Acceleration of Tech Wars: The U.S.-China Race for Supremacy in Artificial Intelligence Enforcing South Korea-Japan Chip Wars”. Under review for Special Issue at Asian Studies Review.
  • June Park & Eunbin Chung. “When Politics Override Science: The Effects of Varied Government Responses to COVID-19 in Setting Mask-Wearing Guidelines and the Exemplary Case of South Korea.” Under review, Pandemic PoliticsPerspectives on Politics.
  • Asian PerspectiveJune Park and Troy Stangarone. “Trump’s America First Policy in Global and Historical Perspectives: Implications for US–East Asian Trade.” Asian Perspective 43, no. 1 (2019): 1-34. DOI: 10.1353/apr.2019.0000


  • June Park. ‘Tech Wars and the Digital Divide in the COVID-19 Era: Policy Responses on 5G and Huawei between the U.S. and China’ (For submission to a special issue at Business and Politics)
  • June Park and Troy Stangarone. ‘From ‘Rules Maker’ to ‘Rules Taker’: The UK’s Policy Choice on Huawei amid Brexit in the Age of Artificial Intelligence.’ (For submission to International Affairs)
  • June Park. ‘Varied Data Governance in Tracking COVID-19: Comparing South Korea with Germany, France and the UK post-Brexit,’ (For submission to a special issue at Partecipazione E Conflitto)
The funding proposal for this project is currently under review at the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Rapid-Response to COVID-19 and the Social Sciences Grants.
  • Eunbin Chung & June Park. ‘Stay-at-Home’ Orders to Combat COVID-19 in South Korea and Germany: Varied Lockdowns, Public Opinion and Policy Coordination by Different Democratic Systems in Pandemic Governance’ (For submission to Social Sciences)


  • AUB 2019 Middle East Nuclear MonitorJune Park, Pamela Rizkallah and Ali Ahmad. A Decade Later: South Korea’s Nuclear Energy Exports to the Middle East, Middle East Nuclear Energy Monitor 2019, American University of Beirut. January 3, 2020. 
This policy report is an annual outcome of the project, 'Nuclear Power and the Middle East in 2025: Uncertainties & Opportunities' conducted by the Energy Policy and Security Program, Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs (IFI), American University of Beirut (AUB), supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (G-1708-152348).


  • June Park. ‘Institutions Matter in Fighting COVID-19: Public Health, Social Policies and the Control Tower in South Korea,’ in Scott L. Greer, Elizabeth J. King, Andre Peralta and Elize Massard eds., ‘Coronavirus Politics: The Comparative Politics and Policy of COVID-19,’ University of Michigan Press (TBD: 2021)
This edited book volume will be a Handbook of Coronavirus published by the University of Michigan Press.
  • June Park. ‘The Art of Evasion: Failed Détente in the Inter-Korean Dialogue and U.S.-DPRK Rapprochement since 2018’ in Andrea Charron and Clara Portela eds., Multilateral Sanctions Dissected: Lessons Learned from Margaret Doxey, McGill-Queens University Press (TBD: 2021)
This edited book volume will be an outcome of a workshop on multilateral sanctions led by Dr. Andrea Charron of the University of Manitoba and Dr. Clara Portela of the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) to be convened in Canada in 2021.
This edited book volume is an outcome of the Gulf Research Meeting held at the Gulf Research Centre Cambridge, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, August 1-4, 2017.PDF download

  • China and JapanJune Park. ‘A Cautionary Tale of Market Power and Foreign Policy: Beyond the Geoeconomics of Renminbi Internationalization, in Tomoo Kikuchi and Masaya Sakuragawa eds., China and Japan in the Global Economy. Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy, March 2018.
This edited book volume is an outcome of the JSPS-NUS Joint Research Project 'The Asian Century and China-Japan Cooperation' via the CAG-GSEC Workshop held at Keio University, Tokyo, Japan, January 16-17, 2017.
This edited book volume is an outcome of the ‘China’s Role in Global & Regional Governance’ conference, The S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, March 10-11, 2011.PDF download


    This research project is an outcome of my dissertation fieldwork at the Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance, Japan from February to October, 2011.
    • June Park. ‘Implications of the Bilateral Swap Agreements in Northeast Asia: Korea’s Role in Regional Financial Cooperation in the era of a New Critical Juncture’, Korea Policy Review, Vol. IV, July 2009. John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Cambridge, MA.


    This policy brief is a contribution to the 60 Minutes for the 60th Anniversary Alumni Seminar Series as alumna of the Asia Studies Fellowship Program at the East-West Center in Washington, in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the ROK-EU Strategic Partnership.
    This policy brief is an outcome of 'Strengthening the U.S.-ROK Alliance For Job Creation and Sustainable Development', an NBR Innovative Asia Workshop held in Seoul, South Korea on October 30, 2017.PDF download
    This policy brief is an outcome of the Asia Studies Fellowship Program at the East-West Center in Washington from January to April 2015.



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