Alexandre Y. Mansourov

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Alexandre Y. Mansourov "is a specialist in Northeast Asian security, politics, and economics, focusing primarily on the Korean peninsula. He joined the faculty of the College of Security Studies in October 2001.

"Dr. Mansourov received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University in New York , B.A. in International Relations from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) in Moscow , Russia , and Advanced Diploma in Korean studies from the Kim Il Sung National University in Pyongyang , DPRK. He has broad research interests ranging from the defense, foreign and domestic policies of two Korean states, to comparative political and economic development in Northeast Asia, proliferation of WMD, energy security, IT revolution, and the impact of RMA on security dynamics in Northeast Asia...

"Prior to joining the Asia-Pacific Center , Dr. Mansourov held a Visiting Fellowship at the Center for Northeast Asia Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution in Washington , D.C. In 1997-1999, he worked as a Research Associate at the Korea Institute at Harvard University . In the mid-1990s, he taught lecture and seminar courses on Korean Foreign Policy and Foreign Relations, Korean Civilization, Korean History, Korean Domestic Politics at Columbia University and at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University ." [1]