March 01, 2021


Steven Denney

Steven Denney is the Editor in Chief of the Yonsei Journal of International Studies and an Assistant Editor at His primary research interests include: American foreign policy towards the Korean peninsula, North Korea and the political economy of Northeast Asia. Denney is a graduate of Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, where he received a B.A. in Political Science. He is currently a second-year graduate student at the Graduate School of International Studies, Yonsei University, where he is pursuing a master’s degree in global studies with a concentration in international development and political economy.


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