Author Archives: kgovella

Interview in The New York Times

I was recently interviewed by The New York Times about the “fresh start” in Sino-Japanese relations announced by Prime Minister Abe and President Xi and the potential for meaningful improvement between the two countries. Read the full article  

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Interview on BBC World News

I enjoyed speaking with BBC World News this evening about President Trump’s visit to Asia and trade policy.

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Interview in The Washington Post

I was recently interviewed by The Washington Post about American alliances in Asia and President Trump’s contrasting personal relationships with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Korean President Moon Jae-in up to this point. Read the full article

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

New: Japan’s Quest to Preserve the Trans-Pacific Partnership

I have a short article out in IAPS Dialogue today on Japan’s efforts to keep the Trans-Pacific Partnership alive after the US withdrawal from the agreement in January. Thanks to the editors for inviting me to be part of their … Continue reading

Posted in Updates | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Talk at Harvard Program on US-Japan Relations

On October 17, I gave a talk on my book project at the Harvard University Program on US-Japan Relations. I am currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Program on US-Japan Relations, which is part of the Weatherhead Center for International … Continue reading

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Course Collaboration with the University of Washington

This summer, I had the pleasure of collaborating with the University of Washington Honors Program to pilot a new study abroad course in Tokyo. Being a proud UW Honors alum (and former program staff member), I was honored when Associate … Continue reading

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

From DKI APCSS to Harvard to the University of Hawaii

    I recently said “a hui hou” (“until we meet again”) to my colleagues at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. I’ll be making a transition to a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University’s Weatherhead Center for … Continue reading

Posted in Updates | Tagged | Leave a comment

International Visitor Leadership Program: Okinawa Delegation

I was happy to be the academic lead for this International Visitor Leadership Program group from Okinawa, Japan. Representatives from the Okinawa Prefectural Government, the Nisei-Nippon Shimbun, Chatan Town Office, and the Kadena Town Base Liaison Section were visiting various locations … Continue reading

Posted in Updates | Tagged | Leave a comment

Another successful Asia-Pacific Orientation Course complete!

On June 23, we finished up another successful Asia-Pacific Orientation Course (APOC 17-2) at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. We had 148 students from the United States, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, the … Continue reading

Posted in Updates | Tagged , | Leave a comment

2017 Global Vision Summit on the South China Sea

On March 4, I was invited by the Pacific and Asian Affairs Council to participate in their 2017 Global Vision Summit. The event brought together 148 high school students from 22 schools on Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii Island to learn … Continue reading

Posted in Updates | Leave a comment