Please welcome the new CEPEX Director, Jacquelyn Craven.

Jacquelyn  graduated in 2015 from American University with a B.A. in International Studies and a minor in Japanese Language. During her time at American, she studied abroad in Tokyo, Japan at Waseda University for one year. While in Tokyo, Jacquelyn volunteered at the Japan Study Abroad Foundation to help prepare Japanese students hoping to study in America. Since graduation, Jacquelyn has interned at the Stimson Center under the Japan program, researching Japanese politics and the US-Japan alliance.  Jacquelyn also interned at the US-Korea Institute at the Johns Hopkins’ School of Advanced International Studies where she monitored developments in US policy towards the Korean Peninsula. Jacquelyn now works as the Administrative and Research Assistant at the Sojitz Corporation of America’s Washington, DC office.

 Jacquelyn in Nara