Northeast Asia, political institutions, central-local relations, and Japan's regional relations and regional economic integration.
Advanced Japanese and native Korean speaker.
Forthcoming publications and works under review are listed in a separate section below.
New projects/working papers (interested in doing projects on the region since my arrival at F and M; these are projects I am developing for conference presentations and submission to journals in 2013):
Reviewed articles for the "Journal of Politics", "Democratization", and "The Journal of East Asian Studies."
Since my arrival at Franklin and Marshall College:
*Teaching GOV 130, International Politics in Summer Session II, July-August 2013.
1 course in the fall (2 sections); 2 in the spring (2 sections of 1 class plus 1 section of a second class)
GOV 472, Senior Seminar on Post-War Japanese Politics and Society (Spring 2013)
GOV 130, International Politics (2 sections, Fall 2012)
GOV 120, Comparative Politics (2 sections, Fall 2010 and 2011)
GOV 272, Gender and Politics from a Global Perspective (Spring 2011 and 2012)
GOV 324, Asian Politics (2 sections, Spring 2011 and 2012)
GOV 120, Comparative Politics, Summer Session II