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Minjeong Ko

Korea Foundation Junior Scholar


    February 5, 2018 — July 27, 2018

    Professional affiliation

    MA Candidate, Ewha Womans University

    Wilson Center Projects

    Comparison of the aid of North Korea and North Vietnam from the Soviet Union in 1950-1960s

    Full Biography

    Minjeong Ko is a M.A. Candidate in North Korean Studies at the Graduate School of Ewha Womans University. She spent half a year at Wilson Center as an Asan Academy Washington Fellow at North Korea International Documentation Project. Before coming back to the Center, she worked at Korea Archives Information Technology as a researcher of Unification Archive and at Asan Institute of Policy Studies as a research intern. She also worked at Pony Chung Archive as an intern. She received her B.A. in History and Sociology at Ewha Womans University in Korea. Her research interests include North Korean society and Cold War history.

    Major Publications

    Human rights situation in North Korean prison(Kyohwaso) - focusing on fatality rate in Kyohwaso No.12