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HPU Professor Named a Research Fellow by Pacific Forum

Yong Jae Kim, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations

Yong Jae Kim, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations, has been selected for the James A. Kelly Korea Fellowship program of the Pacific Forum. As a research fellow, starting July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023, he will examine the impact of North Korea's nuclear crisis on Japanese and South Korean politics.    

Kim, who joined HPU in 2018, is faculty in HPU’s Department of History and International Studies, College of Liberal Arts, teaches courses including “Introduction to Politics,” “Comparative Politics,” “International Relations,” “American Foreign Policy,” “East Asian Politics and International Relations,” “Political Analysis,” and “Senior Seminar.”   

Nicolle Medak (BA International Studies ’21), the Fall 2021 undergraduate valedictory speaker, had the opportunity to work with Kim as an undergraduate research assistant on his project, “Issue Politics of the Chinese Communist Party." 

“I am very happy with my students when they are cultivating their intellectual curiosity and making academic progress,” Kim said.

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