Zeyad Elkelani


PhD Candidate and Research Assistant at Claremont Graduate University

Email: zeyad.elkelani@cgu.edu

Zeyad Elkelani is a world politics and computational analytics PhD student at Claremont Graduate University. He taught comparative politics and political methodology at the political science department, Cairo University and AMIDEAST. He participated in numerous international academic and business conferences. His prior research focused on the interplay between socioeconomic conditions and political values worldwide and the relation between political connections and state-business relations in the Middle East. He served as a former 2016 UN-AOC fellow and 2015 honorary ambassador for the Shafik Gabr foundation.

He is an advocate for research transparency through the UC Berkeley Initiative for Research Transparency. Zeyad completed his undergraduate degree in political science and public administration at Cairo University, Joint MA degree at the American University in Cairo and Tubingen University in Germany, in addition to studying abroad at Columbia Add to dictionary and Moscow State Institute of International Relations.

Young Joon Kim

Name: Young Joon Kim
Email Address: youngjoon-kim@hotmail.com

Dr. Young Joon KIM is an associate research fellow in the Northeast Asian Strategy division at Institute for National Security Strategy of Republic of Korea, and a lecturer at Yonsei University, Graduate School of International Studies. He finished his doctrate in 2013 from Claremont Graduate University, in World Politics and Methodology and holds an M.A. in International Relations from Korea University.

He is a Executive Committee Member of the Korean Association of International Studies and an Associate Editor of the Journal of East Asian Affairs. His recent publication includes " Appeasing the Fear of Abandonment in Asymmetric Alliances : The ROK-US Alliance Case.", "The Evolution of Power Transition Theory: A Critical Review." and "The Application of Agent-Based Model in Political Science." Dr. Kim's research focuses on Chinese foreign policy, Inter-Korean relations, East Asian international relations, and Alliance.

Alex Nations


Master's Candidate and Research Assistant at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Email: acallowaynation@miis.edu

Alexandra Calloway-Nation is an International Trade and Economic Diplomacy graduate student at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Her research is focused on East Asian economic development and regional integration, particularly the rise of China and its influence on the region. She received her B.A. in International Development: East Asia and the Middle East from Portland State University and has studied at Tianjin Foreign Studies University.

LinkedIn URL: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexandra0calloway0nation/