Minseon Ku

PhD Candidate in Political Science (International Relations)
The Ohio State University

Email: ku.79@osu.edu

Hello!

I'm a PhD candidate in Political Science at the Ohio State University, specializing in International Relations and Political Psychology. I use survey experiments and archival research in my dissertation to develop a theoretical approach to analyzing performances in international politics by foregrounding the audience dimension, focusing on rapprochement summitry in three cases: US-China (1972), South Korea-Japan (1983-4), and US-Vietnam (2000). My other research interests include ontological security, public diplomacy, foreign policy analysis, visual politics, and East Asia International Relations. 

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PhD Candidate
The Ohio State University

2017 - Expected 2023

Political Science (International Relations and Political Psychology); MA in Political Science (2019)

Masters
Yonsei University (South Korea)

August 2016

Global Affairs and Policy (Concentration: International Security, Foreign Policy)

Bachelor of Arts
Yonsei University

August 2013

Political Science and International Relations