James Davisson

James Davisson, Program Coordinator, Institute for Korean Studies

James Davisson

Program Coordinator

School: Elliott School of International Affairs

Department: Institute for Korean Studies


James Davisson (he/him) is the Program Coordinator for the GW Institute for Korean Studies. James graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University with a B.A. in Intercultural Studies. After graduating from university, James lived in Korea for four years as a Fulbright Scholar, working with students from North Korea. While in Korea, James taught at Jeonju Haesung High School, Daum School, and Yeomyung School for North Korean Defectors. He has previously appeared on the popular Korean television show “어서와~ 한국은 처음이지? (Welcome, First Time in Korea?)” with his students, and he has had several social media collaborations with the U.S. Embassy in Seoul.