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YooRi Kang

Korea Foundation Junior Scholar


    February 1, 2016 — July 29, 2016

    Professional affiliation

    Master’s Candidate, The Graduate Institute of Peace Studies, Kyung Hee University, South Korea.

    Wilson Center Projects

    "Korean Reunification from a Psychological Perspective: The Importance and Process of Therapy"

    Full Biography

    YooRi Kang is a master's candidate in Peace and Global Governance at The Graduate Institute of Peace Studies, Kyung Hee University. She has earned her bachelor’s degree at Handong Global University majoring in Counseling and Entrepreneurship. She has been interested in research on how to help developing countries and help to promote world peace through counseling and nourishing entrepreneurship mindset in people’s minds as a major tool. As part of achieving the life vision, she wants to learn on operations of various area studies applicable to North Korea which can help shed light on an approach to the nuclear proliferation, disarmament, and human rights problem of North Korea and how to apply her professional skills in the fields of psychological counseling and entrepreneurship, ultimately to help solve the regional problems within the relationship between North and South Korea.