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Chelsie Alexandre

Chelsie Alexandre

Chelsie Alexandre is a 2022-2023 Fulbright Korea research grantee.

Chelsie Alexandre is a 2022-2023 Fulbright Award grantee living in Seoul, South Korea. With support from Korea University’s Peace and Democracy Institute, Chelsie is conducting research on the role of middle powers in easing tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

Before receiving her Fulbright Award, Chelsie was a partnerships coordinator at New York City-based nonprofit, The Concordia Summit. She also had experience as a Legal Analyst at the global law firm Kobre & Kim, and worked as a research intern for The Korea Society in New York City. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science at Princeton University.

Posts by Chelsie Alexandre
March 06, 2023

South Korea Announces Plan to Resolve Forced Labor Disputes With Japan

By Chelsie Alexandre
The Yoon administration's plan to resolve forced labor disputes with Japan is already sparking controversy at home.

February 14, 2023

South Korea’s Interior Minister Impeached for Role in Itaewon Tragedy

By Chelsie Alexandre
For the first time in South Korea’s modern history, a sitting cabinet member has been impeached by the country’s parliament. 
February 01, 2023

Opposition Leader Lee Jae-myung at the Center of Criminal Probes

By Chelsie Alexandre
In an unprecedented move, the leader of South Korea’s main opposition party has been summoned for questioning. 

January 18, 2023

People Power Party Changes Voting Rules Ahead of Chair Election

By Chelsie Alexandre and Mitch Shin
South Korea’s ruling conservative party has amended its charter to only allow votes from PPP members in selecting new party leadership.

January 04, 2023

Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak Pardoned by Yoon

By Chelsie Alexandre
South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol’s latest round of pardons – including the release of Lee – sparked a wave of criticism.

December 23, 2022

South Korea’s Former NSA Arrested Over Handling of Border Killing

By Chelsie Alexandre
The Yoon administration has opened investigations into two controversial incidents at the border with North Korea under former President Moon Jae-in’s watch.
December 08, 2022

South Korea’s Government Accused of Violating Labor Rights Amid Truckers’ Strike

By Chelsie Alexandre
The disruption caused by the truckers’ strike has led to an aggressive response from the Yoon administration, with no signs of successful negotiation. 

November 30, 2022

The Public Safety Implications of the Itaewon Tragedy

By Chelsie Alexandre
The crowd crush disaster in Itaewon sparked anxiety over pervasive public safety concerns that South Koreans face daily.

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