Faculty&Research
Visiting Professor
Scott Snyder


Male, Senior fellow for Korea Studies

Director of the U.S.-Korea Policy Program at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Senior Associate in the International Relations Program of the Asia Foundation

Senior Associate at Pacific Forum CSIS.

Asia Specialist at U.S. Institute of Peace

Acting Director of Asia Society’s Contemporary Affairs Program.

Visiting Scholar at Stanford University’s Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (2005–2006).

Abe Fellowship Receiver by the Social Sciences Research Council (1998–99).

Co-Chair of the Advisory Council of the National Committee on North Korea.

Project Director for CFR’s Independent Task Force on Policy toward the Korean Peninsula.


Education Background:

B.A. Rice University

M.A. Harvard University

Thomas G. Watson fellow at Yonsei University


Selected Publications:

The Japan-South Korea Identity Clash: East Asian Security and the United States, Brad Glosserman, 2015.

Editor of Middle-Power Korea: Contributions to the Global Agenda, Council on Foreign Relations, 2015.

Co-editor of North Korea in Transition: Politics, Economy, and Society, Rowman and Littlefield, 2012.

Global Korea: South Korea's Contributions to International Security, Council on Foreign Relations, 2012.

The U.S.-South Korea Alliance: Meeting New Security Challenges, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2012.

China's Rise and the Two Koreas: Politics, Economics, Security (2009),

Paved with Good Intentions: The NGO Experience in North Korea (co-editor, 2003),

Negotiating on the Edge: North Korean Negotiating Behavior (1999).