Dr. Darcie Draudt

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Princeton University School of Public and International Affairs


Member Since 2022

Dr. Darcie Draudt is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Princeton University School of Public and International Affairs, a Nonresident Fellow at the National Bureau of Asian Research, and a Nonresident Fellow at the Korea Economic Institute of America. A political scientist and policy analyst, Dr. Draudt publishes broadly on South and North Korean domestic politics and foreign policy, inter-Korean relations, and US-Korea policy. Her scholarly research examines how policy communities draw on existing networks and institutions to respond to changing geopolitical, social, and economic environments. Dr. Draudt has previously held research positions at Yonsei University, Pacific Forum (formerly Pacific Forum CSIS), the Council on Foreign Relations, and the International Organization for Migration Research and Training Center in South Korea. Dr. Draudt was a 2019 Korea Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Fellow, and she was named one of the 2021 Next Generation Korea Peninsula Specialists by the National Committee on American Foreign Policy. She holds a PhD in Political Science from the Johns Hopkins University, an MA in Korean Studies from the Yonsei University Graduate School of International Studies, and an AB with Honors in Anthropology from Davidson College.