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Min Ji Kim

Former Korea Foundation Junior Scholar


    September 6, 2016 — February 24, 2017

    Professional affiliation

    M.I.S., Seoul National University Graduate School of International Studies, Republic of Korea

    Wilson Center Projects

    "Nordpolitik: Road to Pyongyang through Moscow."

    Full Biography

    Min Ji (MJ) Kim was born in Seoul, South Korea, and lived in different parts of the world including the United States, Russia, Ukraine, and Belgium. She received her B.A. in Russian language and literature, and International Studies from Korea University. After graduation, she started working in the Central Bank of Korea as an economist, with the aim to contribute to the society. In 2014, to expand her academic knowledge, she enrolled Seoul National University Graduation School of International Studies, where she did a double degree program with University of Leuven’s advanced master’s degree program in Belgium. Currently, she is a Master’s Candidate in International Studies, and in European Politics and Policies from the two universities. Min Ji’s key interests are International Relations, Korea-Russia relations, and Cold War history, but she is also a big fan of Tolstoy.