Manseok Lee is a Ph.D. candidate in Public Policy. His research interests include international relations 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.