Karl D. Jackson

Karl D. Jackson, PhD

C.V. Starr Distinguished Professor of Southeast Asia Studies
Southeast Asia Studies

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Expertise

Topics
  • ASEAN
  • Economics
  • Global Financial Crises
  • World Bank and International Monetary Fund

Background and Education

Former professor of political science at the University of California, Berkeley; adviser to the president of the World Bank and executive vice president of the International Finance Corporation; former senior adviser at Cerberus Capital Partners and managing director at International Foreign Exchange Concepts; was president of the US-Thailand_ Business Council; served as national security adviser to the vice president of the United States, special assistant to the president, senior director for Asia on the National Security Council and US deputy assistant secretary of Defense for East Asia and the Pacific; PhD, political science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


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Spring 2017 
This class cons...

This class considers the contemporary foreign policies and international relations challenges of major countries in Southeast Asia. Surveys key regional issues: evolution of ASEAN; security arrangements; trade conflicts and territorial disputes; the role of China, Japan and the United States; regional integration; transnational issues; and terrorism. Considers the contemporary foreign policies and international relations challenges of major countries in Southeast Asia. Surveys key regional issues: evolution of ASEAN; security arrangements; trade conflicts and territorial disputes; the role of China, Japan and the United States; regional integration; transnational issues; and terrorism. Limited to 20 students.

Schedule
01-30-2017 to 05-06-2017 | T 02:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Spring 2017 
National leader...

National leaders are the essence of politics and the most prominent feature of international relations. This course analyzes how leaders attain power utilizing different combinations of coercion, charisma, traditional authority, economic reward, or appeals to identity, ideology and nationalism. Special attention will be given to Southeast Asian women who have led their nations: Megawati Soekarnoputri; Aung San Suu Kyi; Cory Aquino, Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, and Yingluck Shinawatra. Students from different concentrations are encouraged to participate and their term paper topics are not limited to Southeast Asian political leaders.

Schedule
01-30-2017 to 05-06-2017 | M 02:00 PM - 04:30 PM