Books & Reports

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Center for American Politics and Policy is pleased to announce the release of its newest Asan Report (in Korean), an annual review of major US policy in 2013. Co-authored by the Center’s own Dr. J. James Kim and Ms. Han Minjeong, the report intends to cover critical issues that were dealt in the US Congress under the Obama administration, including the government shutdown, sequester, and filibuster, among others.

About Experts

J. James Kim
J. James Kim

American Politics and Policy Program / Washington, D.C. Office, Center for Regional Studies

Dr. J. James KIM is the director of the Asan Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, DC and research fellow in the American Politics and Policy Program in the Center for Regional Studies at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies (Seoul). He is also a lecturer in the Executive Master of Public Administration program at Columbia University. Previously, Dr. Kim was an assistant professor of political science at the California State Polytechnic University (Pomona). He also served as a summer research associate at the RAND Corporation and as a statistical consultant for the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Planning at the School of International and Public Affairs in Columbia University. His primary research interests include political economy, energy, security, public opinion, democracy, methodology, and media. Dr. Kim received a B.S. and M.S. in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University and an M.Phil. and Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University.

Han Minjeong
Han Minjeong

Center for Regional Studies

HAN Minjeong is a research associate in the Center for American Politics and Policy (CAPP) at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies. She received a B.A. in Hindi and Economics from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies and a M.A. in International Area Studies from Seoul National University. Her primary research interests include trade, economic integration, federalism and research methodology