Kang, David



David C. Kang is Professor in the School of International Relations and in the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, and director of the USC Korean Studies Institute.  Besides East Asia Before the West, featured in his Rorotoko interview, Kang is also the author of China Rising (Columbia, 2007), Crony Capitalism (Cambridge, 2002), and, with Victor Cha, of Nuclear North Korea (Columbia, 2003).  Kang has published numerous articles in journals such as International Organization and International Security, and opinion pieces in the New York Times, the Financial Times, the Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times.  He received an A.B. with honors from Stanford and a Ph.D. from Berkeley.

On Rorotoko:

On his book East Asia Before the West: Five Centuries of Trade and Tribute
(Our Cover Feature of January 23, 2011)