Sang-Hun Choe named Korean Studies Program’s Koret Fellow

August 12th, 2010

choePulitzer Prize-winning journalist SANG-HUN CHOE is the 2010-2011 Koret Fellow of the Korean Studies Program at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center. Choe has written extensively on U.S.-Korea relations for the international news media, including 11 years with the Associated Press and more than five years with the International Herald Tribune,where he currently serves as a correspondent. He and three Associated Press colleagues won numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for investigative research, for their reporting on the 1950 killing of Korean War refugees by U.S. soldiers near the village of No Gun Ri. Choe has won journalistic awards in South Korea and is the recipient of international awards for his coverage of the 2007 protest by pro-democracy monks and the devastating 2008 Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar.

The Koret Fellowship, generously funded by the Koret Foundation of San Francisco, was established in 2008 to bring leading professionals in Asia and the United States to Stanford to study U.S.-Korea relations. Choe is the program’s third Koret Fellow.