Fredrick F. Carriere

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Fredrick F. Carriere "has served as the primary contact between The Korea Society and the DPRK's UN Mission in NYC for a variety of educational and cultural projects since 2001. Most of his prior professional experience was gained in the Republic of Korea, where he resided for a period of over twenty years from 1969-1993. For several years during that period, he worked as an editorial consultant and translator from Korean to English for the Korean UNESCO Commission and as an adjunct instructor in anthropology and Asian studies for the Far Eastern Division of the University of Maryland. From 1979-93, he was employed by the Korean-American Educational (Fulbright) Commission, initially as the educational counseling officer and then later, from 1984-1993, as the executive director. In the latter role, he also was responsible for managing related program activities in Korea for the East West Center, the Humphrey Fellowship Program and the Educational Testing Service. For many years, he also was a councilor of the Korea Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society and served as its president from 1989-91.

"Mr. Carriere has been executive director and vice president of The Korea Society since 1994. He holds a B.A. in medieval philosophy from St. John's University (Collegeville, Minnesota)and an M.A. in anthropology and Asian studies from Cornell University." [1]

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  1. Fredrick F. Carriere, National Committee on North Korea, accessed April 16, 2008.