About the Authors
Leif-Eric Easley is an associate professor at Ewha University where he teaches international security and political economics. He earned his B.A. in political science with a minor in mathematics from UCLA and Ph.D. in government from Harvard University. His research (available at http://leifeasley.net) focuses on U.S.-ROK-Japan trilateral coordination on engaging China and North Korea.
Sea Young (Sarah) Kim
Sea Young (Sarah) Kim is a visiting scholar for the United States-South Korea Cooperation in Southeast Asia Program at the East-West Center in Washington, supported by the Korea Foundation. Her writing focuses on U.S.-South Korea relations, South Korea-Southeast Asia relations, and East Asian regionalism. You can follow her on Twitter @sea_youngkim.