Welcome!

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of National Security and Strategy at the U.S. Army War College.  I am also serving as a Security and Statecraft Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), a Visiting Fellow at the East-West Center in Washington, a Mansfield-Luce Asia Scholar, and an Adjunct Fellow at Pacific Forum. My research interests are all things nuclear, emerging technologies and international security, and security issues in East Asia. My work has appeared in The Washington Quarterly, Global Governance, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, War on the Rocks, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the National Bureau of Asian Research, Routledge, the National Interest, and the Diplomat. I have also provided commentaries regarding Asian security affairs to media outlets, such as Washington Post, Newsweek, Time magazine, BBC, Al-Jazeera, LA Times, and Voice of America, among others

I have served as a research fellow at Harvard’s Belfer Center, the Wilson Center, Pacific Forum, and the Stimson Center; as a Nuclear Scholar as well as a US-Korea NextGen Scholar at CSIS; as a Visiting Fellow at Seoul National University; and also as a South Korean diplomat.  I have taught at Harvard University, Boston College, and the University of Hong Kong.  I hold a PhD degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and a Master’s degree from Harvard University.

You can reach me at lamikim@mailbox.org.  My CV can be found here.