Director, Regional Affairs, Pacific Forum
Rob York is Director for Regional Affairs at Pacific Forum. He is responsible for editing Pacific Forum publications. Prior to joining Pacific Forum, Rob worked as a production editor at The South China Morning Post in Hong Kong.
A PhD candidate in Korean history at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Rob is a regular commentator on inter-Korean and Indo-Pacific affairs, as a regular contributor to NK News, The South China Morning Post, The American Conservative, The Journal of American-East Asian Relations, and China Review International, as well as conducting numerous interviews in various media outlets.
His research agenda at Pacific Forum includes trade and its relationship with security, media analysis, countering disinformation, and human rights.