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Miyeon Oh

Miyeon Oh

Director and Senior Faculty Lead, Korea Studies


Dr. Miyeon Oh has been appointed director and senior faculty lead of Korea Studies at John Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) since the Fall 2021. She is also director and senior fellow of the Asia Security Initiative in the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. Dr. Oh has a significant background in foreign policy and international affairs. She was a foreign policy predoctoral fellow at the Brookings Institution in 2013-2014, and has public-sector experience with the United Nations and Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs before she joins the Atlantic Council in 2016. Her areas of expertise include global supply chains of emerging technology that is critical to national security, energy security, infrastructure development and digital connectivity in the Indo-Pacific, changing political and economic architecture in the Asia-Pacific, Sino-Russian relations, US-China strategic competition/cooperation and the Belt Road Initiative, US-Japan-ROK trilateral cooperation, and the US-ROK alliance. She has obtained her PhD from SAIS, and master’s degrees from both the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Yonsei University in Korea.