Manseok Lee

Job title: 
Graduate Student
Goldman School of Public Policy

Manseok Lee is a Ph.D. candidate in public policy at UC Berkeley and an active duty army major of the Republic of Korea. His research interests include international order in East Asia, strategic stability, nuclear nonproliferation regime, North Korea’s nuclear strategy, and US-China relations. Previously, he held an instructor position in war history at the Army College of Korea, worked for the Ministry of National Defense of Korea, and was a research associate at the Center for Global Security Research in the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Manseok received master's degrees both in Nuclear Engineering and International Studies from U.C. Berkeley and a B.A. from the Korea Military Academy.

Research interests: 
  • Foreign Policy
  • Security / Defense