Jeehye Kim is a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Political Science and Director of the Centre for Korean Research at the Institute of Asian Research, UBC. She received her PhD in Political Science from Harvard University, and was a predoctoral fellow in the International Security Program at Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Jeehye’s research centers on problems of international security, especially on refining IR theories about domestic sources of foreign policy and applying them on empirical cases in Northeast Asia and the Korean peninsula. She is currently revising her dissertation into a book manuscript entitled, Elite consensus and foreign policy: how rising China manages regional security crises. Jeehye is also working on Sino-North Korean relations and the dynamics of US alliances in East Asia.