Faculty News

Mason K-Pop Experts in Korea and the US Speak at Joint Panel Discussion

Mason K-Pop Experts in Korea and the US Speak at Joint Panel Discussion

Dr. Gyu Tag Lee, Faculty of Arts & Sciences at Mason Korea and well-known K-Pop expert in Korea, recently spoke at a joint panel called "The Globalization and Cultural Hybridization of K-pop" along with Dr. Crystal Anderson, Affiliate Faculty of Korean Studies at Mason’s US campus, as part of the Conversations at the Crossroads series.

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Interview with Professor Jang C. Jin

Interview with Professor Jang C. Jin

Professor Jang C. Jin, who has taught at Mason Korea for seven years, discusses his current research on the economics of higher education and how it applies to Mason Korea as an institution of higher education.

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Conflict Analysis Expert Dr. Roland Wilson Presents at Jeju Peace Forum

Conflict Analysis Expert Dr. Roland Wilson Presents at Jeju Peace Forum

Dr. Roland B. Wilson, Program Coordinator and professor at Mason’s Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution, and Co-Director of the Peace and Conflict Studies Center Asia (PACSC Asia), was invited to speak at the 16th public forum for peace and prosperity held on Jeju island. The Jeju Peace Forum serves as a venue for policy discourse to seek peace and co-prosperity on the Korean Peninsula and in East Asia.

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Mason Korea Faculty Give Special Sports Diplomacy Lectures

Mason Korea Faculty Give Special Sports Diplomacy Lectures

Mason Korea partnered with the Korea Sports Promotion Foundation (KSPO) to offer a special lecture program for students enrolled in Dream Together Master (DTM), a global sports development graduate program at Seoul National University. Professors Roland Wilson and Soyoung Kwon lectured on sports diplomacy to nearly 30 students from around the world.

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Professor Soyoung Kwon Featured on KBS Radio

Professor Soyoung Kwon Featured on KBS Radio

Following the success of the 2021 CSPS-Korea Annual Symposium entitled “Human Security in the Gray Zone: North Korean Defectors and Their Children” held in May, Dr. Soyoung Kwon, Director of CSPS-Korea and a professor of Global Affairs, recently gave an interview on KBS Radio program “Hanminjok Hanaro” (One Korean People). 

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Interview with Professor Lester Kurtz

Interview with Professor Lester Kurtz

Professor Lester Kurtz discusses his multi-decade research project on a four-volume Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict. He also reflects on his time at Mason Korea before returning to the Fairfax campus.

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