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Andrew Yeo

Andrew Yeo is Professor of Politics and Director of Asian Studies at The Catholic University of America in Washington DC.  In addition to his most recent book, Asia’s Regional Architecture: Alliances and Institutions in the Pacific Century (Stanford University Press, 2019), he is the author or co-editor of three other books: North Korean Human Rights: Activists and Networks (Cambridge University Press 2018); Activists, Alliances, and Anti-U.S. Base Protests (Cambridge University Press 2011); and Living in an Age of Mistrust: An Interdisciplinary Study of Declining Trust in Contemporary Society and Politics and How to Get it Back (Routledge Press 2017).

His research and teaching interests include international relations theory, East Asian regionalism, Asia security, narratives and discourse, the formation of beliefs, ideas, and worldviews, civil society and democracy, social and transnational movements, overseas basing strategy, Korean politics, and North Korea.

Dr. Yeo is a member of the Mansfield-Luce Asia Scholars Network and, in 2020, was a Fulbright senior scholar in the Philippines. He received his Ph.D. in Government from Cornell University, and BA in Psychology and International Studies from Northwestern University. Click on his CV and full biography for more information.