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Benjamin R. Young

Dr. Benjamin R. Young is an assistant professor of homeland security and emergency preparedness at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is the author of the book, Guns, Guerillas, and the Great Leader: North Korea and the Third World (Stanford University Press, 2021). Previously, he was an Assistant Professor in Cyber Leadership & Intelligence at Dakota State University and a postdoctoral fellow in Strategy and Policy at the U.S Naval War College. He received his PhD in 2018 from George Washington University in modern Korean history. He has published a number of scholarly articles on East Asian history and politics in peer-reviewed journals.