July 19: Dr. Arrington wrote an article for the Monkey Cage at the Washington Post, “Japan claims it’s restricting exports to South Korea because of ‘national security.’ Here’s the real reason why.”

July 5: Dr. John Merrill wrote a column for Nikkei Asian Review opinion, “DMZ ‘surprise’ summit should not have been a surprise”

April 4: Dr. John Merrill was interviewed on the Radio Free Asia, “‘단계적 북핵 해법이 현실적’ 목소리 커져 [a gradual and step-by-step approach is recognized as the realistic solution for Pyongyang’s denuclearization]”and this interview was quoted both in the Korea Times and the Dong-a Ilbo.

March 20: Dr. Immanuel Kim was quoted in The Nation article “North Korea Through the Eyes of an American Dissident

February 26: Dr. Young-Key Kim-Renaud was interviewed on CGTN during their news broadcast regarding the 2nd Trump-Kim Summit meeting.

February 11: Dr. Gregg Brazinsky was interviewed on the Radio Free Asia, “미 전문가 ‘비핵화 개념차, 미북 실무협상 가장 큰 난제'[Different definition of denuclearization will be the major challenge for the meeting between the United States and North Korea at a working level.]”

February 8: Dr. Gregg Brazinsky was quoted in the Wall Street Journal, “U.S. Envoy Voices Optimism Ahead of North Korea Nuclear Summit”.

February 2: Dr. Gregg Brazinsky appeared on the Hour of History podcast to talk about China and Korea.

January 23: Dr. Gregg Brazinsky was quoted in The Nation article “US-North Korea Talks Are Moving Decisively to the Diplomatic Phase

January 19: 미국 조지워싱턴대에 한국어문학 전공과정 개설 [Korean Major will be offered at the George Washington University],  월드코리안뉴스 []



December 6: Dr. Roy Richard Grinker wrote article “Being Trans Is Not a Mental Disorder: When will the American Psychiatric Association finally stop treating it like it is?” on the New York Times. 

November 22: Dr. Celeste Arrington was quoted in article “Forced Labour a Sore Topic Between South Korea and Japan as Court Verdict Looms” on South China Morning Post.

September 12: Institute for Korean Studies, in partnership with the Sigur Center for Asian Studies, has been awarded a National Resource Center (NRC) and Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Title VI award for East Asian Studies by the U.S. Department of Education

June 22: Dr. Young-Key Kim-Renaud was interviewed on CGTN regarding the ROK President Moon’s state visit to Russia

June 7: Dr. Young-Key Kim-Renaud was interviewed by Kyodo News: “Survival” main theme for North Korea at summit with U.S. expert

May 10: Dr. Celeste Arrington’s research article “Hiding in Plain Sight: Pseudonymity and Participation in Legal Mobilization” was published in Comparative Political Studies

May 3: Dr. Young-Key Kim-Renaud was interviewed on CGTN regarding the upcoming US-North Korea summit

April 4: Dr. Young-Key Kim-Renaud’s recitation was included in the American Rhetoric Online Speech Bank- Recitation of the author’s own poem, “I Remember” by Young-Key Kim-Renaud,  at the 60th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended the Korean War, at the Korean War Memorial on the National Mall, Washington, DC, July 27, 2013, included in the American Rhetoric Online Speech Bank

March 16: “New Gift to Support GW Institute for Korean Studies” on the GW Today

March 11: Dr. Kim-Renaud was quoted in an Infobae article “El Asombroso Giro de Kim Jong Un y que se puede esperar de las cumbres con trump y corea del sur

March 9: Dr. Kim-Renaud was interviewed on CGTN America about Trump-Kim Meeting

February 27: Dr. Gregg Brazinsky and Dr. Kim-Renaud were quoted in the Korea Herald article “Things Seoul, Beijing, Tokyo, and Washington should know“.

February 11: Dr. Kim-Renaud was quoted in an El Mercurio article “Kim Invita a Presidente surcoreano a Pyongyang para una cumber de alto nivel

January 11: Dr. Celeste Arrington wrote article “South Korea ended its review of its ‘Comfort Woman’ deal with Japan. Here is what you need to know” on the Washington Post

January 16: Dr. Roy Richard Grinker was quoted in article “How France is facing its outdated Autism treatment and care practices” on the Independent. “’Medicine was part of the establishment,’ anthropologist Roy Richard Grinker explains in his 2008 book, Unstrange Minds: Remapping the World of Autism.”

January 19: Dr. Celeste Arrington was quoted in article “Seoul wants Olympic momentum to lead to US-North Korea talks” on the Irish Times “the positives from the week’s events were that inter-Korean talks might deter missile tests in the short term and had opened channels of communication.”



November 21, 2017: Gregg Brazinsky’s interview, “Trump names North Korea a ‘state sponsor of terror'” on Al Jazeera

November 18, 2017: Gregg Brazinsky’s interview, “Could Direct Talks Build Peace between the USA and North Korea” on Peace News Network

November 8, 2017: Celeste Arrington quoted in, “South Korea makes a bold move with a former ‘comfort woman’ at its state dinner with the US and Japan” on Public Radio International (PRI)

November 6, 2017: Jisoo M. Kim’s interview, “#AsiaNow Speaks with Jisoo M. Kim” on Association for Asian Studies website

November 3, 2017: Celeste Arrington quoted in, “South Korean Leader Boxed in as Trump threatens North Korea” on the New York Times

October 31, 2017: Gregg Brazinsky’s Book Launch “Winning the Third World: Sino-American Rivalry during the Cold War”Elliott School Book Launch Series

October 9, 2017: Young-Key Kim-Renaud talked about Korean Alphabet (Hangul) on Korea Day at “This Morning”, a radio program on the all-English TBS Korean radio

August 28, 2017: Jisoo M. Kim, Gregg Brazinsky, “How to Handle North Korea“, C-Span 

August 9, 2017: Benjamin R. Young, “The Reagan-era invasion that drove North Korea to develop nuclear weapons”The Washington Post

May 8, 2017: Gregg Brazinsky, “U.S.-China Competition During the Cold War” at Wilson Center, C-Span  (Read more…)

May 7, 2017: Celeste Arrington, “South Koreans will elect a new president on Tuesday. Here’s what to expect.” with See-Won Byun, post on The Monkey Cage, The Washington Post

March 12, 2017: Celeste Arrington, “South Korea’s president was impeached. North Korea is increasingly threatening. Here’s what you need to know,” post on The Monkey Cage, The Washington Post

Celeste Arrington quoted in:

Chosun Ilbo: Jan. 11, 2017.
Kyodo News: profile and interview, Jan. 17, 2017.
Christian Science Monitor: Feb. 13, 2017.
Radio Free Asia: Oct. 25, 2016; March 27, 2017.
WUSA9 live television interview on Off Script 7pm news: April 14, 2017.
MediaFile DC: March 28, 2017; April 20, 2017.
NHK: television interview, May 9, 2017.
Tokyo Shimbun: May 10, 2017.
Ryukyu Shimpo: May 10, 2017.
Hokkaido Shimbun: May 10, 2017.
Nishi Nippon Shimbun: March 8, 2017; May 10, 2017.

February 21, 2017: 미 수도권의 첫 한국학연구소, 조지워싱턴 대학교 김지수 교수 [The First Institute for Korean Studies in the US Capital, Prof. Jisoo Kim at The George Washington University], KBS World Radio.

January 18, 2017:  “South Korea Funds U.S. Center to Promote Korean Culture” by David Jordan.

January 17, 2017:  “George Washington University to Promote Korean Culture,The Korea Times.

January 12, 2017: “University Launches Institute for Korean Studies” GW Today

2017:  미국 내 한국학 허브로 키울 것, 워싱턴에 첫 한국학연구소 개소 [Making GW the Hub of Korean Studies in the U.S., the Inauguration of the Institute for Korean Studies in Washington, D.C.], 조선일보 [Chosun Newspaper]

January 13, 2017:  조지워싱턴대, 미 수도권 첫 한국학연구소 개소 [The Inaugural Ceremony of the Institute for Korean Studies, The George Washington University], YTN

January 12, 2017:  조지워싱턴대학, 수도권 첫 한국학연구소 개소 [The Inaugural Ceremony of the Institute for Korean Studies, The George Washington University], YTN Radio.

January 13, 2017:  미국 조지워싱턴대, 한국학연구소 설립 [The Establishment of the Institute for Korean Studies, The George Washington University], 연합뉴스 [Yonhap News]

January 15, 2017:  미 조지워싱턴대, 한국학연구소 설립 [The Establishment of the Institute for Korean Studies, The George Washington University],  매일경제신문 [Maeil Business News]

January 14, 2017:  미국 조지워싱턴대에도 한국학연구소 설립 [The Establishment of the Institute for Korean Studies, The George Washington University], 한겨례신문 [Hankyoreh Newspaper]

January 12, 2017:  미 조지워싱턴대, 한국학연구소 설립 [Opening of the Institute for Korean Studies at The George Washington University], 한국일보[The Korea Times], Washington DC

January 13, 2017:   조지워싱턴대, 한국학연구소 개소 [Opening of the Institute for Korean Studies at The George Washington University], 중앙일보 [Korea Daily Newspaper], Washington DC



December 12, 2016: Celeste Arrington, “South Korea’s president was just impeached. This is what it means and what comes next,” post on The Monkey Cage, The Washington Post

April 12, 2016:  [단독인터뷰] 조지워싱턴대 한국학연구소 설립 김지수 교수, “한국학 허브 만들 것” [Independent Interview] Professor Jisoo Kim, Establishing the Institute for Korean Studies at The George Washington University, 서울신문 [Seoul Newspaper]


December 29, 2015: Young-Key Kim-Renaud, [Interview] on the 12/28/2015 Abe-Park announcement on “Comfort Women” by an English radio broadcasting station in Pusan, eFM90.5 Busan’s “Morning Wave in Busan” (a current affairs program) in Pusan, Korea [Choose 12/29/2015 to get the special interview segment.]

October 17, 2015: Young-Key Kim-Renaud, [Interview] on the proclamation document of the Korean alphabet by “This Morning” Chosun Daily News Press

October 9, 2015: Young-Key Kim-Renaud, [Interview] “Excellence of the Korean alphabet & King Sejong’s Legacy,” Young-Key Kim-Renaud interviewed by “This Morning” program on tbs eFM (101.3 MHz), which is the first all-English radio station in Seoul. The interview was broadcast on the Han’gŭl Day

 September 11, 2015: Young-Key Kim-Renaud, [Interview] “Views from the U.S.: Chinese Military Parade and Japanese Naval Drill–Professor Young-Key Kim-Renaud says, ‘Friendly relations between China, Japan, and Korea could accelerate Korean reunification.’ (미국에서 바라본 동북아: 중국의 열병식과 일본의 관함식–김영기 교수, ‘한중일의 친밀한 관계로 북한의 통일을 앞당길 수도 있어’),” Chosun Pub

August 24, 2015: Young-Key Kim-Renaud, [Interview] “‘A strong culture has universal values,’ says Dr. Young-Key Kim-Renaud, transmitter of Korean language and Korean studies for 32 years (문화대국길 열려면 세계 통하는 보편성 찾아라—미서 한국어∙ 한국학전파 32년 김영기 박사),” Segye Daily