Wilson Center Projects
North Korea: Security and Survival
Professor Hazel Smith is Professorial Research Associate in Korean Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Professor Emerita in International Security at Cranfield University, and member of the Global Futures Council on Korea of the World Economic Forum. Professor Smith received her PhD in International Relations from the London School of Economics. Professor Smith’s publications include ‘The ethics of United Nations sanctions on North Korea: effectiveness, necessity and proportionality’, Critical Asian Studies, 52 (2); 2020; North Korea: Markets and Military Rule (Cambridge University Press, 2015), translated into Korean (Seoul: Changbi, 2017); Hungry for Peace: International Security, Humanitarian Assistance and Social Change in North Korea (Washington DC: United States Institute of Peace Press, 2005). Professor Smith has researched East Asian security and North Korea for over 30 years, is regularly called on to advise government agencies worldwide, and is a frequent broadcaster for global media on North Korea and East Asian security. Professor Smith lived in North Korea for two years while working for UN WFP and UNICEF; earning a (still valid) North Korean driving license.
North Korea: Markets and Military Rule (Cambridge University Press, 2015; translated into Korean Changbi Press, 2017);
Hungry for Peace: International Security, Humanitarian Assistance and Social Change in the DPRK (Washington D.C: USIP press, 2005)
Reconstituting Korean Security (Tokyo: United Nations University Press, 2007)
September 5th, 2012 - May 4th, 2013, Asia Program