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)
- Denney S., Ward P. & Green C.K. (2020), The limits of ethnic capital: impacts of social desirability on Korean views of co-ethnic immigration, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies : 1-21.
- Green C.K. & Epstein S. (2020), Crash landing on you and North Korea: representation and reception in the age of K-drama, The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus 18(12).
- Denney S. & Green C.K. (2021), Who should be admitted?: Conjoint analysis of South Korean attitudes toward immigrants, Ethnicities 21(1): 120-145.
- Green C.K. (26 February 2020), Pride, Prejudice and Manchurian Heritage: North Korean Migrants and Memories of a Land Left Behind (PhD thesis. Leiden University Institute for Area Studies (LIAS), Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University). Supervisor(s): Breuker R.E.
- Green C.K. & Epstein S.J. (2019), Revealing Voices? North Korean Males and the South Korean Mediascape. In: Kim Y. (Ed.) South Korean Popular Culture and North Korea. no. 60 London: Routledge. 176-188.
- Green C.K. & Cathcart A. (2017), Xi’s Belt: Chinese-North Korean Relations. In: Hoo T.B. (Ed.) Chinese Foreign Policy Under Xi. Routledge Politics in Asia Abingdon, OX: Routledge. 130-143.
- Christopher K. Green, Cathcart A. & Winstanley-Chesters R. (2017), Change and Continuity in North Korean Politics. Abingdon, OX: Routledge.
- Green Christopher K. (2016), The Sino-North Korean Border Economy: Money and Power Relations in North Korea, Asian Perspective 40(3): 415-434.
- Green Christopher K., Denney S.C. & Gleason B. (2015), The Whisper in the Ear: Re-defector Press Conference as Information Management Tool, KEI Academic Paper Series 2015(March).
- Christopher K. Green & Cathcart A. (2015), North Korean Regime Stability: The Chinese-North Korean Border Region as Test Case. In: Blancke S. (Ed.) East Asian Intelligence and Organized Crime: China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Mongolia. Berlin: Verlag Dr. Köster. 291-302.
- Christopher K. Green, Denney S.C., Hayes P., Yi K.H., Diamond J. & Seo J.M. (2015), The Implications of Civic Diplomacy for ROK Foreign Policy. In: Hayes P., Yi K.H. (Eds.) Complexity, Security and Civil Society in East Asia: Foreign Policies and the Korean Peninsula. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers. 319-391.
- Cathcart A., Green Christopher K. & Denney S.C. (2014), How Authoritarian Regimes Maintain Domain Consensus: North Korea's Information Strategies in the Kim Jong-un Era, The Review of Korean Studies 17(2): 145-178.
- Green Christopher K. & Epstein S.J. (2013), Now On My Way to Meet Who? South Korean Television, North Korean Refugees, and the Dilemmas of Representation, Japan Focus: The Asia-Pacific Journal 11(41/2).
- Green Christopher K. & Denney S.C. (2013), An Institutional Approach to Economic Reform and Development: Toward a Developmental Understanding of North Korea, Papers of the British Association for Korean Studies 15: 99-111.
- Green Christopher K. (2013), Marketization and Yuanization: Economic Changes in the DPRK, Yonsei Journal of International Studies 5(1): 111-118.
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