Darcie Draudt is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at the Johns Hopkins University. She is currently in Seoul as a Korea Foundation dissertation fieldwork fellow and a visiting scholar at the Department of Political Science at Yonsei University. She is also a non-resident James A. Kelly Korean Studies fellow at Pacific Forum CSIS.
Draudt previously was a research associate for Korea Studies and the Program on U.S.-Korea Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, DC. Prior to that, Draudt lived in Seoul for several years, where in addition to studying Korean language and modern history at Yonsei University, she worked as a field researcher for the International Organization for Migration Research and Training Center and as publishing and design manager for the Yonsei University Journal of International Studies.
Draudt received an MA in Political Science from the Johns Hopkins University and an MA in Korean Studies from the Yonsei University Graduate School of International Studies in Seoul, South Korea. She also holds a BA in Anthropology from Davidson College in North Carolina. She is conversant in Korean and French.