Publications

Articles

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.


Chapters

“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, forthcoming).

“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, June 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

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).