Steven Denney

Steven Denney

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Innovation Policy Lab


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Steven Denney is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Innovation Policy Lab.  He received his PhD from the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto and holds an MA in Global Affairs and Policy from Yonsei University (Seoul) and a BA in Political Science from Harding University.

With a primary interest in Korean politics and society and the political economy of Northeast Asia, Steven has published in The Asan ForumThe Review of Korean StudiesThe Stanford Journal of East Asian Studies, the British Academy of Korean Studies (BAKS) Papers, and The North Korean Review. He writes regularly for The Diplomat, an online current affairs magazine, and is the managing editor for, a research site for Koreanists and Sinologists working in the digital humanities.

Advised by Professors Joseph Wong, Andre Schmid, and Neil Nevitte, Steven’s dissertation research focused on the variations in South Korean political attitudes and social identities with a focus on inter-generational changes and the rise of a “new” nationalism among young South Koreans.

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