About the Expert
Patricia M. Kim specializes in Chinese foreign policy, U.S.-China relations, and East Asian security issues. Her current research portfolio includes projects on the North Korean nuclear crisis and the future of the Korean Peninsula, the United States and China's competition for influence in East Asia, and a book manuscript on high-level negotiations between the United States and China from the 1970s to the present day. Her writing has been featured in International Security, Foreign Affairs, and Foreign Policy, among other publications. Before joining CFR, she held fellowships with the Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program at Princeton University, and the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She holds a BA in political science and Asian studies from the University of California, Berkeley, and a PhD in politics from Princeton University.