Christopher Green is a lecturer at the Institute for Area Studies.
Christopher Green researches modern Korea. He employs structured surveys and interviews with North Korean cross-border migrants to research contemporary North Korean society, politics, and economy. Interested in representations of marginalized populations, he also teaches and writes on contemporary South Korean broadcast media portrayals of both North Koreans and diasporic Korean communities. He is the former Manager of International Affairs for Daily NK, a digital periodical covering North Korean affairs based in Seoul, and translator of the memoir of a senior North Korean defector, Hwang Jang-yop.
Fields of Interest
- Political and historical sociology
- Migration and diaspora
- Modern history
- Media and representations
PhD Korean Studies (Leiden University)
MA International Studies: Asia-Pacific Region (Nottingham University)
BA Environmental Management (Leeds University)
2007-2015 Manager of International Affairs, Daily NK (Seoul, South Korea)
2017-2019 Political Risk Consultant, International Crisis Group (Brussels, Belgium)
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