- International Relations
Patricia Kim is a PhD candidate in the Department of Politics at Princeton University and an International Security Program Research Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Her research interests include the international relations of East Asia and foreign policy decision-making. Patricia's dissertation examines China's behavior in international negotiations with a focus on China's relationships with the United States, Japan, and South Korea. Her dissertation discusses China's "core interests" that serve as the foundation for its positions in negotiations and the diplomatic strategies China's counterparts have used with varying degrees of success to shape China's behavior. Patricia is also a Jacob K. Javits Fellow and a Bradley Foundation Fellow.
Before her graduate studies, Patricia worked as an intern at the Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution and at the Congressional Executive Commission on China. She received her B.A. with highest distinction in general scholarship and highest honors in political science from the University of California, Berkeley. Patricia is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and Korean.
For more information on Patricia's work, please see: www.patriciakim.com.