Korea Institute for Defense Analyses
Research project: Obama Administration's Rebalancing toward Asia and Japan-Korea Relations
Dr. Kim earned his B.A. in Law, M.A. and Ph.D. in Politics from Rikkyo University. He is currently a Research Fellow at the Center for Security Studies, Korea Institute for Defense Analyses (KIDA) and Policy Advisor for the Ministry of National Defense, Republic of Korea (ROK). He specializes in Japanese security policy and U.S.-Japan-ROK strategic relations. He is the author of Ikeda Administration's Foreign Policy and Japan-Korea Relations (in Japanese; Akashi Shoten, 2008) and Japan's National Defense Program Guidance 2010 and Korea's Security (in Korean; KIDA Press, 2011). At Harvard, his research will focus on Obama administration's rebalancing toward Asia and Japan-Korea Relations.