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Participant Biographies

L. Gordon Flake

Executive Director, he Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation

L. Gordon Flake joined the Mansfield Foundation in February 1999. He was previously a Senior Fellow and Associate Director of the Program on Conflict Resolution at The Atlantic Council of the United States and prior to that Director for Research and Academic Affairs at the Korea Economic Institute of America. Mr. Flake is editor or co-editor of the four books, has authored numerous book chapters on policy issues in Asia and is a regular contributor to the U.S. and Asian press. Mr. Flake serves on the Board of USCSCAP, as co-Vice Chair of the Board of the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, and on the Steering Committee of the National Committee on North Korea. He received his BA degree in Korean with a minor in international relations and his MA at the David M. Kennedy Center for International and Area Studies both from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.