Inhyok Kwon

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Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Santa Monica Office


M.A. in international relations, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies; B.Eng. in industrial engineering, Republic of Korea Air Force Academy


Inhyok Kwon is an assistant policy researcher at RAND and a Ph.D. student at Pardee RAND Graduate School. He has an M.A. in international relations from the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University and a B.Eng. in industrial engineering from the Republic of Korea (ROK) Air Force Academy.

Kwon is a former logistics officer in the ROK Air Force. Prior to joining to Pardee RAND, he studied political, security, and economic issues affecting the Korean Peninsula and ROK's foreign policy relations. His research interests include national security strategy, U.S.-ROK deterrence strategy and defense posture against North Korea, and counterinsurgency and stability operations.