Philip W. Yun is currently vice president for Resource Development at The Asia Foundation, based in San Francisco. Previously, he was a Pantech Scholar in Korean Studies at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University. From 1994 to 2001, while at the U.S. State Department, he served as a deputy head delegate to the Korean four-party peace talks in Geneva and participated in high-level negotiations with North Korea. Gi-Wook Shin is the director of Shorenstein APARC, the founding director of the Korean Studies Program, senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, and associate professor of sociology, all at Stanford University. Shin is also coeditor of the Journal of Korean Studies and the author/editor of many books and articles.