Jae-Jung Suh is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Quincy Institute and Professor at International Christian University, Japan. He has served as a Fellow at Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Associate Professor and Director of Korea Studies at SAIS, Johns Hopkins University and Assistant Professor in Department of Government at Cornell University as well as on the Presidential Commission on Policy Planning (Republic of Korea).

An expert on Korean politics, U.S. policy toward Asia, and international relations of East Asia, he has authored and edited numerous journal articles and books, including Rethinking Security in East Asia (2004); Power, Interest and Identity in Military Alliances (2007); Origins of North Korea’s Juche: Colonialism, War, and Development (2012); Truth and Reconciliation in South Korea: Between the Present and Future of the Korean Wars (2012); “From Singapore to Hanoi and Beyond: How (Not) to Build Peace between the U.S. and North Korea”; “Missile Defense and the Security Dilemma: THAAD, Japan’s ‘Proactive Peace,’ and the Arms Race in Northeast Asia”; and “The Imbalance of Power, the Balance of Asymmetric Terror: Mutual Assured Destruction (MAD) in Korea.” He received his BA in Physics at University of Chicago, his MA in Political Science from University of Pennsylvania, and his PhD in International Relations from University of Pennsylvania.