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Each year The Sigur Center hosts Visiting Scholars from around the world, who are selected on a highly competitive basis to conduct research related to Asia.

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Visiting Scholars in Residence at The Sigur Center

Since the scholars do not always come into the office, it is easier to contact them via email than phone.


JoonHyouck CHOI, South Korea
Affiliation: MAJ(P), Republic of Korea Army
Research topic: A Study on the Ways to Enhance Effectiveness of Response Strategy against North Korea


Woondo CHOI, South Korea
Affiliation: Research Fellow, Northeast Asian History Foundation
Research topic: U.S. Role in Historical Reconciliation between Korea and Japan

Maeve NOLAN, United Kingdom
Affiliation: PhD Candidate, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
Research topic: Early 'Silk Road' Photography: A Case Study of How and Why Dr. Maynard Owen Williams, Litt D. (1888-1963) Photographed the 'Silk Road' During the Citroen-Haardt Trans-Asiatic Expedition

Shengsong YUE, China
Affiliation: PhD Candidate in International Politics, China Foreign Affairs University
Research topic: Understanding the China-US "Strategic Distrust": a Discourse-Identity Approach


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