Brett McCormick is Director of the University of New Haven’s Global Studies Program. He holds an appointment in History and Global Studies in the Division of Humanities and Social Sciences, within the College of Arts and Sciences.
As an undergraduate student at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, Dr. McCormick completed multiple majors and minors across the field of Asian Studies, including the disciplines of Religious Studies, Philosophy, History, Comparative Literature, Chinese Studies, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies, and language training in Chinese, Japanese, and Classical Chinese.
Dr. McCormick went on to complete both his M.A. and Ph.D. at Cornell University, with specializations in Japanese History, Chinese History, and Japanese Literature.
Since completing graduate school, Dr. McCormick’s research and professional development have focused on modern and contemporary East Asian international relations, diplomacy, and security affairs. He regularly travels through the People’s Republic of China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea.
Dr. McCormick is also the Co-Director of the East Asia Security Symposium and Conference, held annually on the campus of the China Foreign Affairs University in Beijing, China. For more information please visithttp://epublications.bond.edu.au/eass_conference/