The Center maintains a network of non-resident advisors who collaborate on certain projects.
Alexis Dudden is Professor of History at the University of Connecticut, specializing in modern Japan and modern Korea. Her research interests include Japan-Korea relations, Northeast Asia, nationalism, the history of empire and memory politics, and trauma and reconciliation. She is the author numerous journal articles and book chapters, and her books include Troubled Apologies Among Japan, Korea, and the United States and Japan’s Colonization of Korea: Discourse and Power. Her forthcoming book, entitled The Opening and Closing of Japan, 1850-2020, examines Japan’s territorial disputes and the changing meaning of islands in international law. She received her BA from Columbia University in 1991 and her PhD in history from the University of Chicago in 1998.
Terence Roehrig is Professor of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Naval War College. He was a Research Fellow at the Kennedy School at Harvard University and a past President of the Association of Korean Political Studies. He has published several books including his most recent Japan, South Korea, and the U.S. Nuclear Umbrella: Deterrence After the Cold War (Columbia University Press) and The Evolution of the South Korea-United States Alliance (Cambridge University Press), co-authored with Uk Heo. Another co-authored book with Uk Heo, South Korea’s Rise: Economic Development, Power, and Foreign Relations received an award from the South Korean Ministry of Education. In spring 2021, an edited volume with Paul Huth, Sunwoong Kim, and Terence Roehrig (eds.) entitled The Dokdo/Takeshima Dispute: South Korea, Japan, and the Search for a Peaceful Solution (Brill) will be published that brings together scholars from South Korea, Japan, and the United States to examine this dispute from multiple perspectives with chapters that provide a detailed and balanced assessment addressing issues in international law, history, foreign policy, domestic politics, the media, education, and the impact on relations with the United States, along with exploring possible solutions.
Dr. Roehrig has also published numerous articles and book chapters on Korean and East Asian security issues, North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, the Northern Limit Line, Korean maritime disputes, the South Korean Navy, and the US-South Korea alliance. Dr. Roehrig received his PhD in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.