Yangmo Ku received his B.A. in German language and literature from Sogang University in Seoul and earned his M.A. in international affairs and Ph.D. in political science from George Washington University.
He taught in the School of International Service at American University before moving to Norwich in July 2012. Since then, he has taught various courses, including International Relations, Asian Politics, Intro to International Studies, International Law/Organizations, and US-China Relations. He also serves as associate director of the Peace and War Center at Norwich.
Ku’s research focuses on Korean politics, East Asian security, US foreign policy, and the politics of memory and reconciliation in East Asia and Europe. His co-authored book, titled Politics in North and South Korea: Political Development, Economy, and Foreign Relations, will be published at Routledge in December 2017. His previous research has also appeared in the Journal of East Asian Studies, Asian Perspective, Pacific Focus, Asian Journal of Peacebuilding, and the Yale Journal of International Affairs, as well as in two edited volumes on memory and reconciliation and North Korean nuclear weapons.
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