I am a PhD candidate in the Department of Government at Harvard University.
My research focuses on international political economy and international institutions. My book project--Moral Brokerage: Political Origins of Linkages Between Trade and Environmental Issues--explains how the domestic and international political institutional context provides opportunities for politically weak value-based issue advocates to infiltrate the iron curtain of the trade policy-making process despite opposition from powerful pro-trade businesses.
I received my B.A. in French Language and Literature, and M.A. in Political Science both from Korea University in Seoul, Korea.
Does attaching environmental issues to trade agreements boost support for trade liberalisation?
This blog post shows that the omission of environmental issues in the new EU-US trade negotiations may make it challenging to pass the trade agreement