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CHSS Virtual Event On Ukraine Conflict And Implications For East Asian Security

kangThe College of Humanities & Social Sciences is hosting a virtual presentation by Dr. David C. Kang regarding the Russia-Ukraine Conflict and its implications for East Asian security, 1 – 2:45 p.m., Friday, April 22. 

Kang is the Maria Crutcher Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California (USC) and is Vice-Chair of the Department of Political Science and International Relations. At USC, he also holds appointments in East Asian Languages & Cultures and in the USC Marshall School of Business, and he serves as director of the USC Korean Studies Institute and department.  A former Fulbright Scholar, Kang received an A.B. with honors from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley. 

Kang’s latest book, “State Formation Through Emulation: The East Asian Model,” is co-authored with Dr. Chin-Hao Huang. In addition, Kang has authored five scholarly books and published articles in international journals. A regular consultant for U.S. government agencies and the military, Kang has also written opinion pieces in The New York Times, the Financial Times, The Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times, and appears regularly in media for Cable News Network, Public Broadcasting Service, the British Broadcasting Company, and National Public Radio. 

To attend, online registration is required.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second-largest university in Houston—has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 61,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.