Research Director for Democracy and Global Governance
Professor Emeritus at the UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy
Stephan Haggard is Lawrence and Sallye Krause Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy and serves as Research Director for Democracy and Global Governance at IGCC. He works on the political economy of developing countries, with a particular interest in Asia and the Korean peninsula.
Haggard has written extensively on the political economy of North Korea with Marcus Noland, including Famine in North Korea: Markets, Aid, and Reform (2007), Witness to Transformation: Refugee Insights into North Korea (2011), and Hard Target: Sanctions, Inducements, and the Case of North Korea (2017).
Haggard is the current editor of the Journal of East Asian Studies, maintains the “North Korea: Witness to Transformation” blog and has a regular column with the Joongang Daily. He has a PhD in political science from UC Berkeley.
Expertise & Interests
- International relations
- Political economy
- North Korea
- Economic reform