F.W. Mote Memorial Lecture: Arms Races, Comprehensive Security, and American grand strategy to East Asia

Mon, Feb 8, 2016, 4:30 pm

David C. Kang is the Provost Professor of International Relations and Business at the University of Southern California, with appointments in both the School of International Relations and the Marshall School of Business. He is director of both the USC Korean Studies Institute and the USC Center for International Studies. Kang’s latest book is Arms Races, Costly Signals, and American Grand Strategy to East Asia (Cambridge, 2017). He has authored four other books, and has published scholarly articles in journals such as International Organization, International Studies Quarterly, and International Security. A regular consultant for U.S. government agencies, Kang has also written opinion pieces in the New York Times, the Financial Times, the Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times, and appears regularly in media such as CNN, BBC, and NPR. He received an A.B. with honors from Stanford University and his Ph.D. from Berkeley.   

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