Se-Woong Koo
Publisher and Co-Founder
Se-Woong earned his Ph.D. from Stanford University and taught at Asian University for Women, Ewha Women’s University and Yale University. He has written for the New York Times, Foreign Policy and Al Jazeera and more.
Haeryun Kang
Managing Editor
Haeryun formerly worked for the Seoul bureau at National Public Radio. She has written for the Guardian and Monocle, appeared on Al Jazeera and BBC radio, and contributed reporting to Radiolab. She has a bachelor’s degree in German Studies from Macalester College.
Ben Jackson
Environment Editor
Ben has an M.A. in Korean Literature from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London. An experienced translator fluent in Korean and French, Ben formerly worked for Seoul Magazine.
Steven Borowiec
Politics Editor
Steven has written for the Guardian, Time Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, Al Jazeera and more. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto, a former editor at the Hankyoreh newspaper and a commentator on BBC, NPR, CBC and more.
Daniel Corks
Human Rights Editor
Daniel is an assistant professor at Dongshin University in Naju, South Korea. He volunteers as a research fellow at Korea Human Rights Foundation and was the managing editor of South Korea Human Rights Monitor before joining Korea Exposé.
Jieun Choi
Staff Writer/Videographer
Jieun grabs every chance to ask ‘why’ and writes about it both in English and Korean on her Medium @jieunchoi. She has worked in the art industry and startups in Hong Kong and Australia.
Youjin Do
Video Director
Youjin is the author of Digital Nomad and the director of the documentary One Way Ticket. She oversees the technical aspect of video production at Korea Exposé in addition to producing her own videos.
Raphael Rashid
Staff Writer
Raphael studied Japanese and Korean Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), and earned an MA in Korean Studies at Korea University. Before joining Korea Exposé, Raphael worked at Edelman Korea for three years, representing some of South Korea’s biggest conglomerates.
Youngjoo Lee
Videographer
Youngjoo is a videographer at Korea Exposé and freelance artist.
Bruce Harrison
Podcast Director
Bruce produces ké cast. He is also a freelance journalist based in Seoul, who contributes regularly to NBC, CBC, and VOA, and provides commentary on Al Jazeera, France24 and more.
Ho Kyeong Jang
KOREA 101 Editor
Ho Kyeong is a graduate of Yale University with a B.A.in History and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS). He finished his primary and secondary education in Korea, developing a sense of what shapes “Korean Culture,” whatever that may mean. His fields of interest are LGBTQ rights, disability studies, and race relations in Korea.
Kalia Barkai
Web Designer
Kalia is interested in combining data science and design through multimedia storytelling. Originally from Cape Town, South Africa, she is now studying while traveling abroad as a Minerva University student.
Jiwoo Park
Webmaster
Jiwoo is a student at KAIST, one of South Korea's top centers of learning for science and technology.