Knowledge Production through Legal Mobilization: Environmental Activism Against the U.S. Military Bases in East Asia,” with Claudia Junghyun Kim, Law & Society Review 57, no. 2 (June 2023): 162-188.

Policy Change in the Shadow of the Paralympics: Disability Activism and Accessibility Reforms in Japan,” with Mark R. Bookman, Japanese Studies 43, no. 1 (March 2023): 27-47.

Insider Activists and Secondhand Smoke Countermeasures in Japan,” Asian Survey 61, no. 4 (July/August 2021): 559-590.

Cause Lawyering and Movement Tactics: Disability Rights Movements in South Korea and Japan,” with Yong-il Moon, Law & Policy 42, no. 1 (Jan. 2020): 5-30.

The Mechanisms behind Litigation’s ‘Radiating Effects’: Historical Grievances against Japan,” Law & Society Review 53, no. 1 (March 2019): 6-40.

Hiding in Plain Sight: Pseudonymity and Participation in Legal Mobilization,” Comparative Political Studies (online first May 10, 2018), 52, no. 2 (Feb. 2019): 310-341.

The Mutual Constitution of the Abductions and North Korean Human Rights Issues in Japan and Internationally,” Pacific Affairs 91, no. 3 (September 2018): 471-498.

The Access Paradox: Media Environment Diversity and Coverage of Activist Groups in Japan and Korea,” Journal of East Asian Studies 17, no. 1 (March 2017): 69-93.

Leprosy, Legal Mobilization, and the Public Sphere in Japan and South Korea,” Law & Society Review 48, no. 3 (Sept. 2014): 563-93.

The Abductions Issue in Japan and South Korea: Ten Years after Pyongyang’s Admission,” International Journal of Korean Studies 17, no. 2 (Spring/Summer 2013): 108-39.

The Politics of NGOs and Democratic Governance in South Korea and Japan,” with Lee Sook-Jong, Pacific Focus 23, no. 1 (April 2008): 75-96.

Democratization and Changing Anti-American Sentiments in South Korea,” with Oh Chang Hun, Asian Survey 47, no. 2 (March/ April 2007): 327-50.


“Contesting Trauma in Court: Korean Historical Claims and their Radiating Effects,” in Routledge Handbook of Trauma in East Asia, edited by Tina Burrett and Jeff Kingston (Routledge, 2023): 303-317.

“How to Analyze Data: Qualitative Content and Frame Analysis,” in Studying Japan: Research Design, Fieldwork, and Methods, edited by Nora Kottmann and Cornelia Reiher (Nomos Verlag, 2020): 349-362.

“Legal Mobilization and the Transformation of State-Society Relations in the Realm of Disability Policy in Korea,” in David Chiavacci, Julia Obinger, and Simona Grano, eds. Civil Society and the State in Post High Growth East Asia: Cooperation and Contention (Amsterdam University Press, 2020): 297-323.

“Linking Abductee Activism and North Korean Human Rights Advocacy in Japan and Abroad,” in Andrew Yeo and Danielle Chubb, eds. North Korean Human Rights: Activists and Networks (Cambridge University Press, 2018): 85-108.

“The Public Sphere in South Korea: Civil Society, the Media, and Democracy,” Asian Journal of International Studies, Special Issue: Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Korean Studies (II) 22 (2017): 47-64.

“Japan-South Korea Relations and Litigation,” in Challenges Facing Japan, (Washington: The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, 2014): 11-20.

Select Other Writing

Beyond the Courts: History-Related Lawsuits and South Korea-Japan Relations,” United States Institute of Peace Essay Series, (Jan. 26, 2023).

Disabled People’s Fight for Rights in South Korea and Japan,” Current History 120, no. 827 (Sept. 2021): 233-239.

Japan and South Korea Can’t Get Along: Why America Needs to Help Its Allies Mend Fences,” with Andrew Yeo, Foreign Affairs (July 31, 2019).

Japan claims it’s restricting exports to South Korea because of ‘national security.’ Here’s the real reason why.” The Monkey Cage, The Washington Post (July 18, 2019).

Abe is Aching for a Seat at the Table,” East Asia Forum, with Isozaki Atsuhito, (July 19, 2018).

South Korea ended its review of its ‘comfort women’ deal with Japan. Here’s what you need to know,” The Monkey Cage, The Washington Post (Jan. 11, 2018).

South Koreans will elect a new president on Tuesday. Here’s what to expect,” with See-Won Byun, The Monkey Cage, The Washington Post (May 7, 2017).

South Korea’s president was impeached. North Korea is increasingly threatening. Here’s what you need to know,” The Monkey Cage, The Washington Post (March 12, 2017).

South Korea’s president was just impeached. This is what it means and what comes next,” The Monkey Cage, The Washington Post (Dec. 12, 2016).

Can Japan and Korea ‘Resolve’ the Question of Japan’s Korean Sex Slaves during WWII?” The Monkey Cage, The Washington Post (Jan. 13, 2016).