Teachers will gain a better understanding of North Korea and current challenges in international affairs. Clint Work will delve into the historical roots of the North Korean state, its internal mechanisms of social, political and ideological control and the development of critical issues on the Korean peninsula today. A Q&A session and an exploration of available teaching resources with Chelsea Toczauer will follow.
Clint Work is a Ph.D. candidate at the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington. He is a Korean Studies specialist with a focus on 20th century and contemporary Korea as well as U.S.-Korean foreign policy. After receiving his M.A. from the University of Chicago he worked in the International Crisis Group’s Seoul office. He writes for various publications and is the regular foreign and national security policy writer for The Diplomat’s Koreas page.
Chelsea Toczauer is the Outreach Coordinator in the East Asia Resource Center at the University of Washington. She earned her M.A. from the Johns Hopkins University – Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies. She has also studied or worked in Beijing, Moscow, and Washington, D.C.
Benefits and Check-In
$30, includes teaching materials, a light dinner, on campus parking and 3 free OSPI clock hours.
Check-in time is from 4:30pm to 5:00pm
This World Affairs Council Global Classroom program is held in partnership with the UW East Asia Resource Center and UW Center for Global Studies.