Former Kelly Fellows:
Lami KIM (ROK) is an associate at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School, where she was a predoctoral fellow during the 2016-17 academic year. She is completing her PhD dissertation at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University on the multilateral nuclear export control regime. Lami’s research interests include the intersection between civilian and military uses of nuclear energy, nonproliferation regimes, nuclear proliferation in East Asia and the Middle East, and political and security issues in the Korean Peninsula. She holds a Master’s degree in Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University.
Ms. Min Jung LEE (ROK) is a Pacific Forum 2016-2017 resident Kelly Fellow. Prior to joining Pacific Forum, she studied political science at Johns Hopkins University’s Zanvyl Krieger School in Washington, DC and earned a BA in International Politics from George Washington's Elliott School of International Affairs. She has been an active Emerging Leader since 2012 and is interested in international security affairs with a particular focus on Northeast Asia. She previously worked at the Korea Institute of International Economic Policy and at the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea at the United Nations in New York.
Ms. Hannah Falvey (USA) is an Asian Studies Master's Candidate in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, where she is Chief of Staff for the Georgetown Graduate Student Government. She holds a B.A. in International Relations from Mount Holyoke College. Previously, Hannah worked as an Immigration Paralegal at Faegre Baker Daniels, LLP. She interned at the Fulbright Commission Belgium, and at the U.S. Embassy in Perú.
Mr. Hyuk KIM (ROK) is a resident fellow for Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security (NPNS) and James A. Kelly Korean Studies programs. Prior to join Pacific Forum, Mr. Kim served as a guest researcher at Dual-use and Arms Trade Control Programme of Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, research assistant at Export Control and Non-proliferation Program of the James Martin Center for Non-proliferation Studies, and international trader at Daewoo International Corporation. His research interests cover non-proliferation issues in East Asia, export controls, sanctions, and trade data analysis. Hyuk Kim holds a MA in Non-proliferation and Terrorism Studies, BS in Nuclear Engineering, and University Diploma in International Nuclear Law.
Ms. Woo-jin LEE (ROK) is an assistant director in the Americas Division of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy in Korea, where she is in charge of trade issues and economic cooperation between Korea and Colombia as well as operating commerce sub-committee of Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) between Korea and the United States. She previously worked in the Overseas Korean Division, Human Resources Division, and Western Europe Division of the Korea Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. She graduated from Yonsei University majoring in Political Science and International Relations.
Ms. Kelly C. WADSWORTH (USA) was a 2015 resident Kelly Fellow at Pacific Forum. She is a Ph.D. student in International Security Studies at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public & International Affairs. Her research interests include North Korea, Northeast Asian Security, nuclear weapons and cruise missile proliferation. Wadsworth holds an MA from the University of Washington Jackson School of International Studies with focus on Korea, where she was awarded the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship to study Korean language. She also earned an MBA in marketing and global management from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington. Her BA in International Relations and Japanese language is from the University of California at Davis.
Ms. Nahee KIM (ROK) was a 2015 resident Kelly Fellow at Pacific Forum and a recent graduate from the Graduate School of International Studies, Yonsei University, where she focused on development cooperation and trade & economic development. She is also a Research Assistant in the field of international security. Previously, she interned at Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding under the auspices of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA). She has a keen interest in developing cooperative relations in the Asia-Pacific region and political economy dynamics of Northeast Asia. She received her BA in Human Ecology from Seoul National University, Korea.
Ms. Julia Cunico GARDNER (USA) was a resident Kelly Fellow at the Pacific Forum. Prior to that, she worked as Associate Director for Programs at the Korea Economic Institute (KEI) in Washington, DC, managing the logistics for hundreds of Korea Economic Institute events and coordinating the internship program. Following her tenure at the Korea Economic Institute, she then joined the Columbia University team of Nobel Laureate Economist Joseph Stiglitz as Special Assistant, where she was responsible for coordinating his speaking engagements, travel, teaching, and writing. Julia is a recent graduate of Columbia University’s Masters in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program. Her areas of interest include Korean peninsula security; environmental conflict; and climate change. Ms. Gardner received her BA in politics and Asian studies from Fairfield University in Connecticut.
Ms. Stephanie Nayoung KANG (USA) was a 2013-2014 resident Kelly fellow at Pacific Forum. She was a program associate for the International Strategic and Reconciliation Foundation (ISR), a non-profit organization aimed at promoting humanitarian aid and science diplomacy with North Korea. Stephanie's current research interests are in US-ROK-Japan trilateral cooperation toward North Korean issues and East Asian regional security cooperation. She received her MA in international studies from the Graduate School of International Studies at Seoul National University, and her BA with honors in political science from the University of California, Irvine.
Ms. Sunna AN (ROK) was a 2013 resident Kelly fellow at Pacific Forum. Sunna is pursuing an MA in global affairs & policy at Yonsei Graduate School of International Studies in Seoul. She received her BA in international administration from Ewha Women's University in Seoul. She has also worked in the Office for Chief of Staff in the ROK Presidential Office and interned at the Office for International Economic Adviser to the President. Her research interests include human rights in and policy toward North Korea.
Mr. Seongho HONG (ROK) was a 2013 resident Kelly fellow at Pacific Forum and a 2012 Pacific Forum Emerging Leader representing South Korea. Prior to joining Pacific Forum, Seongho was a research assistant at the Korea Institute of International Economic Policy in Seoul, Korea. Previously, he worked for the EU Delegation of the Republic of Korea, Accenture, and ING Office in Seoul. He is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University with a BA in economics.
LTJG Ki Suh JUNG (USA) is a Surface Warfare Officer in the United States Navy, currently serving as the Training Officer on the USS BARRY (DDG 52). His previous tour was on the USS MUSTIN (DDG 89),forward-deployed to Yokosuka, Japan. Prior to joining the Navy, Ki Suh was the 2012 resident Kelly fellow at Pacific Forum. He has also worked as a project coordinator at Hudson Community Enterprises, a non-profit social enterprise organization, and paralegal at Quinn Emanuel, a global litigation firm. His interests include maritime cooperation and conflict resolution in the Asia-Pacific. He received his BA in Government and Economics from Dartmouth College.
Mr. Sungmin CHO (ROK)