Chair in Korea Policy Studies

With significant support from the Korea Foundation, RAND has established a Chair in Korea Policy Studies. The Chairholder will undertake research on challenges to East Asian security and prosperity of interest between the Republic of Korea and the United States.

The chair will:

  • Establish intellectual leadership and contribute to RAND’s research capabilities in the field of Korean national security and defense
  • Mentor younger scholars at RAND in Korean studies
  • Build partnerships with research institutes in Korea for the purpose of developing exchange programs, internships, joint research, conferences, teaching and related activities.

About the Korea Foundation

The mission of The Korea Foundation is to promote better understanding of Korea within the international community and to increase friendship and goodwill between Korea and the rest of the world through various exchange programs.

The Korea Foundation supports this mission by hosting and participating in events; working with specialists committed to international exchange; supporting overseas research; and promoting knowledge and understanding of Korea within the international community.