Katrin Fraser Katz is an adjunct fellow (non-resident) in the Office of the Korea Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. She is also a professor of practice in the Department of Political Science and the Master of Arts in International Administration (MAIA) program at the University of Miami and the Van Fleet nonresident senior fellow at the Korea Society in New York. Previously, Dr. Katz served as director for Japan, Korea, and oceanic affairs on the staff of the National Security Council from 2007 to 2008. She was also a special assistant to the assistant secretary for international organization affairs at the U.S. Department of State and an analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency. Dr. Katz’s research, which has been supported by grants from the Korea Foundation and the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy, explores the interplay of cooperation and conflict in East Asia’s political, economic, and security dynamics. She has taught courses at the University of Miami, Columbia University, and Georgetown University and holds a PhD in political science from Northwestern University; a master’s degree in East Asian and international security studies from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, where she was awarded the John C. Perry Scholarship for East Asian Studies; and a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, in international relations and Japanese from the University of Pennsylvania.