Asan in the News

[The Korea Times]  2014-11-22

North Koreans ‘forced into slave labor overseas’

About Experts

Shin Chang-Hoon
Shin Chang-Hoon

Center for Global Governance

Dr. SHIN Chang-Hoon is a research fellow in the Nuclear Policy and Technology Program in the Center for Global Governance at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies. Previously, Dr. Shin taught public international law, international organizations, international economic law and the law of the sea at Seoul National University and Myongji University. Dr. Shin has been an active participant in international conferences held at the International Maritime Organization and is a member of the Compliance Group established by the 1996 London Protocol to the Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter. Dr. Shin’s research focuses on dispute settlement, the law of the sea, international environmental law, international humanitarian law and the study of the nonproliferation regime. He received a B.S. and an L.L.M from Seoul National University, and a D.Phil. from the University of Oxford.

Go Myong-Hyun
Go Myong-Hyun

Risk, Information & Social Policy Program / Center for Public Opinion and Quantitative Research

Dr. GO Myong-Hyun is a research fellow in the Risk, Information & Social Policy Program in the Center for Public Opinion and Quantitative Research at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies. Previously, Dr. Go was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Los Angeles, Neuropsychiatry Institute, where he analyzed social networks, complex social interactions over space, and geospatial modeling of disease. His research applies these statistical perspectives to issues of national security to examine the role of mass protests and collective action in South Korean society and the structural stability of North Korea in the face of its failing economy. Dr. Go’s latest publications include “Beyond the UN COI Report on North Korean Human Rights,” (2014), “North Korea as Iran’s Counterfactual: a Comparison of Iran and North Korea Sanctions,” (2013), and “Economic Improvement in North Korea,” (2013). Dr. Go received a B.A. in economics-mathematics and M.A. in statistics from Columbia University and his Ph.D. in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School.