The Jackson/Ho China Forum, funded by the William Sharpless Jackson, Jr. Endowment, brings prominent scholars, government officials, business leaders, and other professionals to the University of Denver to address issues related to China and China-U.S. relations. The forum is open to both the University community and the general public.
Edward Dong - "Korea and China: Middle Power and Middle Kingdom "
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
The New SIE COMPLEX - 5th Floor Event Space
RSVP Required—Lunch Provided
Edward Dong spent close to four decades as an American diplomat conversant in Korean, Chinese, and Japanese affairs. He retired from the Department of State, his last posting as the Political Minister Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul. That was his third tour of duty in Korea. He was previously the Consul General in Osaka-Kobe, Japan, and the Consul General in Guangzhou, China. Dong also served stints in Washington as the Director of Korean Affairs and as the Member of the Policy Planning Staff in charge of East Asian and Pacific Affairs. He had other postings in Taiwan and Singapore, covering Cross-Straits Affairs, APEC, and ARF. He has Bachelor's, Master's, and a law degree from the University of California at Berkeley.