Program chairs Dr. Victor Cha of CSIS and Dr. David Kang of USC and a distinguished group of American and Korean senior advisors with vast experience from academia, government, and the private sector will mentor the 2018-2019 NextGen Scholars.
Through nonpartisan, expert analysis of ongoing policy opportunities and security challenges facing the region, the CSIS Korea Chair promotes a greater understanding of relations between the United States, Korea, and Asia.
The CSIS Korea Chair conducts independent policy research on multiple issue-areas ranging from security to business to cybersecurity to global health. The Chair convenes public and private sector stakeholders for in-depth discussions and policy research.
CSIS appointed Dr. Victor Cha, former White House official and Georgetown University professor as the inaugural chair holder in 2009.