Paul Park is a Program Manager at the Council of Korean Americans (CKA). Paul works closely with the Executive Director and the management team to initiate and execute membership engagement programs, as well as oversee the CKA-KALCA Public Service Internship Program. Previously, Paul was a Senior Research Assistant at the Brookings Institution’s Center for East Asia Policy Studies where he co-authored publications on a wide variety of Korea-related issues and managed research initiatives related to East Asia.
Prior to the Brookings Institution, Paul worked for the Permanent Mission of South Korea to the United Nations as a Security Council researcher on nonproliferation sanctions regimes. Paul also spent a year in Seoul as a Visiting Scholar at Korea University and as a Research Fellow at the East Asia Foundation. Paul holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles, and an M.A. in East Asian studies from the University of Hawaii, Manoa. He currently lives in Arlington, Virginia.