Dr. Jang is a Research Fellow in the Middle East and North Africa Program in the Center for Regional Studies at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies. She also serves as a Policy Advisor on Middle East issues to South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Previously, she taught comparative and Middle East politics at Seoul National University, Yonsei University, Ewha Woman’s University, and the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies. Dr. Jang is the author of numerous books and articles on the Middle East and has most recently published a co-edited book with Clement M. Henry titled, The Arab Spring: Will It Lead to Democratic Transitions? (Asan Institute 2012; Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) and a Korean translation of Fawaz Gerges’ Journey of the Jihadist: Inside Muslim Militancy (Asan Institute, 2011). Dr. Jang received a B.A. and M.A. from the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies and her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Texas at Austin.
Research Fellow, Center for Regional Studies, The Asan Institute for Policy StudiesSession 3 – "Reordering the Middle East"