The Korean Peninsula: Peace and Prosperity in the Offing?
Bon-woo Koo, Consul General of South Korea stationed in San Francisco will be interviewed on the Korean Peninsula by Patrick Lloyd Hatcher, Ph.D., Kiriyama Distinguished Fellow at the USF Center for the Pacific Rim. This event is sponsored by USF Center for the Pacific Rim, IIC, and the Fromm Institute for Lifelong Learning- USF Center for the Pacific Rim
Patrick Lloyd Hatcher
Patrick Lloyd Hatcher is a professor at the University of San Francisco Center for the Pacific Rim and formerly a Kiriyama Fellow, Center for the Pacific Rim for Spring 2001.
A military historian by profession, Hatcher taught in both the history and political science departments at the University of California at Berkeley prior to his retirement. One of Cal's most sought after guest speakers, he was honored with the MacArthur Award from the Institute of International Studies at Cal in 1987 and was the recipient of the UC Berkeley Instructor of the Year Award in 1988.
Patrick Hatcher received his Ph.D. in history from the University of California at Berkeley. Prior to embarking on an academic career, he had risen to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army. From 1996 to 1999 Hatcher served as a judge for the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize and in 1999 he chaired the panel of nonfiction judges. He has taught at other Bay Area institutions, including St. Mary’s College, UC Davis, and Golden Gate University.
Bon-woo Koo, a graduate of Seoul National University, now serves as South Korea's Consul General in San Francisco. He joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 1980 and has served in Mexico City, Montreal, Paris, and Brussels.