Jiyoung Ko

Assistant Professor of Politics



Pettengill Hall, Room 171



Jiyoung Ko is an Assistant Professor of Politics at Bates College. Dr. Ko is an international security scholar with a regional focus on Northeast Asia. Her research interests include alliance politics, nuclear proliferation, and nationalism. She is currently completing her book project that examines how popular nationalism affects the likelihood of international conflict. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the Notre Dame International Security Center, and is an organizer of the International Relations and East Asia Online Colloquium.

Dr. Ko received her Ph.D, M.Phil, and M.A. in Political Science from Yale University, and a B.A. and a M.A. in Political Science from Korea University.


Personal Website: www.jiyoungko.org

Office Hours: https://calendly.com/jiyoungko/officehours/


Current Courses

Fall Semester 2021

ASPT 283
International Politics of East Asia

ASPT 384
Crisis Diplomacy in East Asia

PLTC 218
Statistics for Political Analysis