Nam Center Colloquium Series | Dictator's Modernity Dilemma: Development and Democracy in South Korea, 1961-1987
Dr. Joan Cho is an Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies and an Assistant Professor, by courtesy, of Government at Wesleyan University. Cho specializes in authoritarianism, democratization, social movements, and authoritarian legacies in Korea and East Asia. Her research on authoritarian regime support, South Korean democracy movement, and electoral accountability in post-transition South Korea are published in Electoral Studies, Journal of East Asian Studies, Studies in Comparative International Development, and Routledge Handbook of Korean Culture and Society. Her additional writings
Dr. Cho received her PhD and AM degrees in Political Science from the Department of Government at Harvard University and a BA (cum laude with honors) in Political Science from the University of Rochester. She is an Associate-in-research of the Council of East Asian Studies at Yale University, Executive Secretary of the Association of Korean Political Studies, and a 2018-2019 US-Korea NextGen Scholar. Cho previously held visiting fellow positions at the Asiatic Research Institute at Korea University, Taiwan Foundation for Democracy, and the Center for International Studies at Seoul National University.
This lecture is cosponsored by the Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies.
|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Tags:||Asia, Democracy, Korea|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Nam Center for Korean Studies, International Institute, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Asian Languages and Cultures|
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