Lami Kim


I am an Assistant Professor of Asian Studies at the U.S. Army War College from June 2020, a Wilson China Fellow at the Wilson Center, and a US-Korea NextGen Scholar at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. My research interests are nuclear nonproliferation, nuclear energy, and security issues in East Asia. My work has appeared in The Washington Quarterly, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Routledge, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and The Diplomat, among others. I have provided commentaries to Time magazine, Al-Jazeera and the LA Times

I have served as a research fellow at Harvard’s Belfer Center, Pacific Forum, and the Stimson Center; as a Nuclear Scholar at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; as a visiting scholar 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.

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