January 9, 2003 - AScribe Newswire: Korea RPCV Michael E. Robinson Offers Perspectives on Korean Crisis

Peace Corps Online: Peace Corps News: Headlines: Peace Corps Headlines - 2003: 01 January 2003 Peace Corps Headlines: January 9, 2003 - AScribe Newswire: Korea RPCV Michael E. Robinson Offers Perspectives on Korean Crisis

By Admin1 (admin) on Sunday, January 12, 2003 - 2:39 pm: Edit Post

Korea RPCV Michael E. Robinson Offers Perspectives on Korean Crisis

Read and comment on this story from the AScribe Newswire on Korea RPCV Michael E. Robinson who offers perspectives on the present Korean crisis. Read the story at:

Indiana University Faculty Can Offer Perspectives on Korean Crisis*

* This link was active on the date it was posted. PCOL is not responsible for broken links which may have changed.

Indiana University Faculty Can Offer Perspectives on Korean Crisis

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Jan. 9 (AScribe Newswire) -- With tensions remaining high in East Asia concerning North Korea's resumption of its nuclear program, here is information about two experts at Indiana University Bloomington who can offer informed perspectives on the two Koreas and the current crisis. The United States, South Korea and Japan opened trilateral talks Monday on how to defuse the quickly escalating situation with North Korea. For further assistance, contact George Vlahakis or Richard Doty at the IU Office of Communications and Marketing at 812-855-3911 or by using their personal contact information located elsewhere in this advisory.

-- Heejoon Kang, professor of business economics and public policy in IU's Kelley School of Business, is a native of the Republic of Korea (South Korea). In addition to his research into economic conditions and policies in the region, Kang has been a frequent editorial contributor to Korea Times, the oldest independent and most influential English-language daily in South Korea. His research also has focused on the relationship between international trade and political conflict/cooperation. He is a member of the Korean-American Economic Association. He can be reached at (000)-000-0000 or kang@indiana.edu.

-- Michael E. Robinson, professor of East Asian languages and cultures in the College of Arts and Sciences, is a co-author of the book Korea Old and New: A History (Harvard University Press); editor of the book Colonial Modernity in Korea (Harvard University Press); and author of numerous articles and journal papers on Korean history. He is in the process of writing a new book tentatively titled, Korea's 20th Century Odyssey, for publication in early 2004. His research focuses on the use of the media to influence popular opinion in Korea. He has been the recipient of a Korean Foundation grant and a Fulbright Research Fellowship to do research in the Republic of Korea. His experience in Korea goes back to the late 1960s, when he was a Peace Corps volunteer in the Republic of Korea. He can be reached at (000)-000-0000 (home) or mrobinso@indiana.edu.

-- Roy W. Shin, professor emeritus in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, also is a native of the Republic of Korea. His research and teaching interests are public policy and political economy of policy reform, and he is familiar with trade issues in Asia. He was recently a Senior Fulbright Research Scholar in South Korea, and he has done consulting work for the government of the Republic of Korea, as well as for the governments of the People's Republic of China, Japan and Taiwan. He can be reached at (000)-000-0000 or shinr@indiana.edu.
More about Peace Corps Volunteers in Korea

Read more about Peace Corps Volunteers in Korea at:

Click on a link below for more stories on PCOL

Top Stories and Discussion on PCOL
Improvements needed in Volunteer Support ServicesWhere the Peace Corps Bill stands
Dodd's Amended Bill passes in SenateElection 2002:  RPCVs run for office
Peace Corps Volunteers Safe in Ivory CoastA Profile of Gaddi Vasquez
Sargent Shriver and the Politics of Life911:  A Different America
USA Freedom Corps - "paved with good intentions"PCV hostage rescued from terrorists

Top Stories and Discussion on PCOL
GAO reports on Volunteer Safety and SecurityPeace Corps out of Russia?
Help the New Peace Corps Bill pass CongressUSA Freedom Cops TIPS Program
Senior Staff Appointments at Peace Corps HeadquartersFor the Peace Corps Fallen
Senator Dodd holds Hearings on New Peace Corps LegislationThe Debate over the Peace Corps Fund
Why the Peace Corps needs a Fourth GoalThe Peace Corps 40th plus one
The Case for Peace Corps IndependenceThe Controversy over Lariam
The Peace Corps and Homeland SecurityDirector Vasquez meets with RPCVs
RPCV Congressmen support Peace Corps' autonomyPeace Corps Expansion:  The Numbers Game?
When should the Peace Corps return to Afghanistan?Peace Corps Cartoons

Some postings on Peace Corps Online are provided to the individual members of this group without permission of the copyright owner for the non-profit purposes of criticism, comment, education, scholarship, and research under the "Fair Use" provisions of U.S. Government copyright laws and they may not be distributed further without permission of the copyright owner. Peace Corps Online does not vouch for the accuracy of the content of the postings, which is the sole responsibility of the copyright holder.

This story has been posted in the following forums: : Headlines; COS - Korea; Special Interests - University Teaching



Add a Message

This is a public posting area. Enter your username and password if you have an account. Otherwise, enter your full name as your username and leave the password blank. Your e-mail address is optional.