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Asian Studies Panel Discussion: "The Korean Crisis in International Context"

Tuesday, November 28, 3:30pm at the Avaya Auditorium, ACE 2.302

Posted: November 20, 2006

Panelists are:

- James Steinberg, Dean, LBJ School of Public Affairs

Before joining the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, Steinberg was the vice president and director of Foreign Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. (2001-2005), where he supervised a wide-ranging research program on U.S. foreign policy. From December 1996 to August 2000, he served as deputy national security advisor to President Bill Clinton.

- Patricia Maclachlan, Associate Professor, Dept. of Asian Studies

A political scientist with a focus on Japan, Maclachlan has offered courses on Japanese Politics; Japanese Foreign Policy; and International Relations of East and South East Asia.

- Robert Oppenheim, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Asian Studies

Oppenheim is an anthropologist with a focus on Korean culture and history. His courses include Two Koreas and the U.S.; Science and Technology in Contemporary Asia; and Introduction to Korean Culture and History.

- Moderator: Mark Metzler, Assistant Professor, Dept. of History

Metzler specializes in the modern history of Japan in the Department of History, with a focus on international relations and political economy. His recent work engages the regional economics of military occupations.

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