Darcie Draudt - May 22, 2018 Appearance on Bloomberg's Daybreak Asia on prospects for US-North Korea summit, following Trump-Moon summit in DC


Darcie Draudt - June 10, 2018 Appearance on Arirang News (South Korea) prior to historic summit between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump in Singapore.


North Korean Media Cheer Trump-Kim Meeting,” by Edward White, Financial Times, July 1, 2019.

Xi Jinping to Meet Kim Jong Un in North Korea,” by Edward White, Financial Times, June 17, 2019.

A Year After Singapore, Prospects for Trump-Kim Breakthrough Look Bleak,” by William Gallo, VOA, June 12, 2019.

Darcie Draudt on President Moon’s 2-Year Anniversary,” by Shannon Tiezzi, The Diplomat, May 1, 2019.

North Korea is setting the mood for a summit with Trump. And that is progress,” by Anna Fifield, Washington Post, April 21, 2018.

Can North Korea Handle a K-Pop Invasion?” by Motoko Rich and Su-hyun Lee, New York Times, March 30, 2018.

The Best Books About North Korea, According to Authors and Historians,” by Katy Schneider, The Strategist at New York Magazine, March 29, 2018.

Kim Jong Un’s Hand-picked Pop Queens Stage Comeback in North Korea,” by Eric Talmadge (Associated Press, via Japan Times) April 25, 2014.

Identity and multiculturalism in North and South Korea (Podcast Interview)

“Unification has been a primary ethos of both South and North Korean identity since the peninsula was split in two, a sine qua non of a shared ‘minjok’ bloodline that stretches back (accordingly) 5000 years.

“But what was once self-evident for South Koreans is no longer so, particularly among younger, more diverse, more metropolitan South Koreans that seek and appreciate community and connections beyond tribal ethnic dimensions.

“About the podcast: The “North Korea News Podcast” is a weekly podcast hosted exclusively by NK News, covering all things DPRK: from news to extended interviews with leading experts and analysts in the field and insight from our very own journalists.” — NKNews Podcast (October 2019)

South Korean Multiculturalism and National Identity (podcast Interview)

"Darcie’s research comprises US-Northeast Asian relations and Korean identity and multiculturalism, and we spend a lot of time on what it means to be Korean today and how the country is grappling with internationalism and growing migration, and how that forces a reconciliation of sorts with traditional – or lets say, conventional – Korean values and perceptions of self.” — Settlers of Seoul podcast (July 2019)