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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