Darcie Draudt is currently a PhD student in the department of Political Science at the Johns Hopkins University. She is also a non-resident James A. Kelly Korean Studies fellow at Pacific Forum CSIS and director of research at Sino-NK.
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, where in addition to studying Korean language and modern history at Yonsei University, she worked as 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 her MA in Korean Studies from the Yonsei University Graduate School of International Studies in Seoul, South Korea, and her BA in Anthropology from Davidson College in North Carolina. She is conversant in Korean and French.