Thesis Topic: ‘Decision-making in Japan and South Korea: The rise of China’.
Qualifications: Master of International Studies (distinction), Bachelor of Arts (double major in history and politics, minor in linguistics)
Supervisors: Assoc Prof Nicholas Khoo and Prof Robert Patman
In recent decades, the rise of China has been causing a shift in the international status quo. States in China’s periphery are faced with the need to navigate an external change. The objective of this research is to comparatively analyse the decision-making processes of northeast Asian states, specifically Japan and South Korea, in formulating a response to the rise of China.