David C. Kang is a professor of International Relations and Business at the University of Southern California. He is also the director of both the USC Korean Studies Institute and the USC Center for International Studies. Kang is broadly interested in the international relations of Asia, with his research exploring questions of economic development, security relations in the region, and the historical basis of contemporary relations. His latest book is American Grand Strategy and East Asian Security in the 21st Century (Cambridge, 2017).
Kang is a regular consultant for U.S. government agencies and the military for his regional expertise. He has also written opinion pieces in several publications, including the New York Times and the Washington Post, and he has appeared regularly in media such as CNN, WNYC, and NPR.
Professor of International Relations and Business, University of Southern California
Areas of Expertise: International Relations of Asia, Economic Development, Security Relations of Asia, North Korea
Location: Los Angeles, CA
You can also contact Kang’s assistant, Sarah Shear.
Phone: (213) 740-4059
As Heard On PBS News Hour: “Will South Korea’s new president change course with North Korea, U.S.?”