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Each year The Sigur Center hosts Visiting Scholars and Visiting Research Associates 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.
Kum Loul HA, South Korea
Affiliation: Chief Professor, Gachon University, South Korea
Research topic: "U.S.-Korea Relations."
Jongkeon KO, South Korea
Affiliation: Lieutenant Colonol, ROK Army
Research topic: "The Study of North Korea's Sudden Collapse and Unification of Korea."
Jung-Chul LEE, South Korea
Affiliation: Associate Professor, Soongsil University, South Korea
Research topic: "After Sanctions: What Next for the Korean Peninsula?"
Kyung Soo LEE, South Korea
Affiliation: Major, ROK Air Force
Research topic: "China’s Anti-Access/Area Denial Strategy and it’s Implications for East Asian Security."
Satoru MORI, Japan
Affiliation: Professor, Hosei University, Japan
Research topic: "U.S. Regional Strategy in Asia since 1971"
Satoshi NAKANO, Japan
Affiliation: Professor of History, Hitotsubashi University, Japan
Research topic: "Bridging and Integrating Asia-Pacific War History and Genocide Studies: General Comparative Studies of Justice, Reconciliation, and Memory"
Yasuyo SAKATA, Japan
Affiliation: Professor of International Relations, Kanda University of International Studies, Japan
Research topic: "The Strategic Value of the U.S.-ROK Alliance in Asia Pacific Security: Exploring Historical and Contemporary U.S. Perspectives"
Kailei YAN, China
Affiliation: Associate Professor, The College of Art and Communication, Tongji University, China
Research topic: "Study of Contemporary Documentary Filmmakers in China and the U.S."