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Academic Speaker Series


Featured Speaker: Han Park

Monday, November 17, 2003 - "The North Korea Nuclear Crisis: Problems and Prospects"


Dr. Han S. Park is University Professor of International Affairs and Director of the Center for the Study of Global Issues at the University of Georgia. Dr. Park has focused his research on the issues of human rights, sustainable development, and East Asian politics. He has initiated and participated in negotiations designed to alleviate tension on the Korean peninsula. He led a U.S. agricultural team to Pyongyang in October 2000 to explore bilateral technical and scientific cooperation, and hosted a reciprocal visit by agricultural scientists from North Korea in May 2001. He is the organizer and founding president of Uniting Families, Inc., and organization that has helped many separated families in China and Korea.