Hot Topic: South Korean President Park Geun-hye Impeached

Following the recent vote by the South Korean National Assembly to impeach President Park Geun-hye, Carleton University experts are available to comment:

Jeremy Paltiel

Professor, Department of Political Science

Phone: 613-520-2600 ext. 1426

Jeremy Paltiel is professor of political science specializing in the politics, government and foreign policies of Asia (China and Japan) and development politics.

Elliot Tepper

Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
and Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Security and Defence Studies

Phone: 613-225-8076 or 613-852-4262
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Tepper has worked with national and international organizations on a broad range of topics and has been engaged with media throughout his career. He can offer commentary on general topics of international relations, such as nuclear issues, the UN and great power politics and geopolitical issues such as terrorism.

Jacob Kovalio

Associate Professor, Department of History

Phone: 613-520-2600, ext. 2839

Kovalio is an expert on Asia Pacific history. He is the former president of the Japan Studies Association of Canada and the president of Japan Pacific World Consulting. He has researched and published extensively on Asia Pacific international relations, strategic studies and history issues.


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