Chien Wen Kung
Advisor: Charles Armstrong
Born in Singapore, Chien Wen Kung graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College, where he majored in History and English. Before coming to Columbia, he worked as a defence policy officer in the Singapore Ministry of Defence and taught A-Level Southeast Asian history at his high school alma mater. His research interests include American foreign policy in East and Southeast Asia and transnational right-wing movements during the Cold War. He enjoys computer games and supports Liverpool Football Club.