PSNA2 Members

(* PSNA1 members)

Core Members

Wooksik Cheong Peace Network, ROK
Director of Peace Network (a non-governmental organization formed in 1999, working for peace and disarmament in Northeast Asia and on the Korean Peninsula) and director of The Hankyoreh Institute of Peace.
Gregory Kulacki Union of Concerned Scientists, US
China Project Manager, UCS. Dr. Kulacki has lived and worked in China for more than 20 years. Prior to joining UCS, he served as an associate professor of government at Green Mountain College.
Keiko Nakamura RECNA, Japan
Associate Professor, RECNA. Former Secretary-General of “Peace Depot”, an NGO in Japan.
J. J. Suh* International Christian University, Japan
Professor of Politics and International Affairs at ICU and an expert on the international relations of the Korean Peninsula.


Anastasia Barannikova ADM Nevelskoy Maritime State University, Vladivostok, Russia
Ms.Barannikova holds PhD in History from ADM Nevelskoy Maritime State University. Her research interests include (but not limited by) regional (Northeast Asia) security and nuclear non-proliferation: Korean Peninsula, reunification, DPRK foreign and domestic policies, DPRK nuclear and missile program, nuclear posture.
Radomir Compel Nagasaki University, Japan
Dr. Compel is now Associate Professor at School of Global Humanities and Social Science, Nagasaki University since 2012. He is a native of Czechoslovakia and graduated from Yokohama National University in International Economy Law (Ph.D). His research interests in international relations, comparative political science.
Toby Dalton Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, US
Dalton is the co-director and a senior fellow of the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment. An expert on nonproliferation and nuclear energy, his work addresses regional security challenges and the evolution of the global nuclear order.
Alexander Glaser Princeton University, US
Alexander Glaser is associate professor in the School of Public and International Affairs and in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Glaser has been co-directing the Program on Science and Global Security since 2016.
Kim Joon-Hyung Handong Global University, ROK
Kim Joon-hyung is a South Korean professor of international relations at Handong Global University served as the Chancellor of Korea National Diplomatic Academy of Ministry of Foreign Affairs under President Moon Jae-in from 2019 to 2021.
Jungmin Kang* Independent, ROK
Jungmin Kang was former chairperson of South Korea’s Nuclear Safety and Security Commission. He was a scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council. Ph.D in nuclear engineering. A member of IPFM.
Kimiaki Kawai Toda Peace Institute, Japan
Mr. Kawai is Research Fellow for the Toda Peace Institute where he is responsible for the area of emerging technologies, peace and security. Prior to taking this position in October 2019, Kawai served as Director of Peace and Human Rights at Soka Gakkai International (SGI) and Director of the Soka Gakkai Peace Committee.
Anton Khlopkov* Center for Energy and Security Studies, Russia
Mr. Anton Khlopkov is Director of the Center for Energy and Security Studies (CENESS) and Member of the Advisory Board under the Security Council of the Russian Federation. He is also a member of the U.N. Secretary-General’s Advisory Board.
Bomi Kim Institute of National Security Strategy, ROK
Dr. Bomi Kim is a research fellow of Institute for National Security Strategy. Her research focuses on overall military issues of North Korea including nuclear and missile programs, party-military relations, and military diplomacy.
Exequiel Lacovski Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Research Associate, The Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, author of “Nuclear Weapons Free Zones: A Comparative Perspective” (Routledge, 2021) and co-author of “The Unintended Consequences of Peace: Peaceful Borders and Illicit Transnational Flows” (Cambridge University Press, 2021).
Michiru Nishida Nagasaki University, Japan
Professor, Department of Global Humanities and Social Science, Nagasaki University (co-appointment with RECNA). He was a Special Advisor for Disarmament and Non-proliferation issues of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Japan.
Shata Shetty APLN, ROK
Director of APLN and co-founder and former Deputy Director of the European Leadership Network (ELN).
Wakana Mukai Asia University, Japan
Associate Professor at the Faculty of International Relations at Asia University. Her major research areas are nuclear non-proliferation, international security.
Tong Zhao* Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, China
Tong Zhao is a senior fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, (China), based in Beijing. His research focuses on strategic security issues.

Special Senior Advisors

Jargalsaikhan Enkhsaikhan Blue Banner, Mongolia
Amb. Enkhsaikhan is Chairman, Blue Banner. Former Ambassador at-Large in charge of Multilateral issues in Mongolia. Amb. Enkhsaikhan is an expert on security issues promoting Mongolia’s security policy and a key diplomat to achieve the Nuclear Weapon Free Zone status of Mongolia.
Michael Hamel-Green Victoria University, Australia
Michael Hamel-Green is Emeritus Professor in Social Inquiry in the College of Arts, Victoria University Melbourne, Australia. He was previously the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Education and Human Development at Victoria University; and taught in in international security, conflict resolution, and community development subjects.
Peter Hayes Nautilus Institute, US/Australia
Dr. Hayes is Director of Nautilus Institute and also Honorary Professor, Center for International Security Studies, Sydney University, Australia. He works at the nexus of security, environment and energy policy problems. Best known for innovative cooperative engagement strategies in North Korea.
Tadashi Inuzuka Coalition 3+3, Japan
Dr. Inuzuka is Executive Director of Coalition 3+3 for NEA-NWFZ. He is former Senator in the House of Councillors of the Japanese Diet. He also obtained an MBA from University of Dallas Graduate School of Management.
Morton Halperin Open Society Foundation, US
Senior Advisor to the Open Society. Dr. Halperin is a longtime expert on US foreign policy, arms control and served in the Johnson, Nixon, Clinton and Obama Administration. He proposed the idea of comprehensive approach to security of Northeast Asia including NEA-NWFZ.
Angela Kane Nuclear Threat Initiative, Germany
Amb. Kane is currently Sam Nunn Distinguished Fellow at NTI. She also teaches at Tsinghua University/Schwarzman Scholars. Angela Kane spent over 35 years working for the United Nations, both in New York and in the field. Her last positions were Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Under-Secretary-General for Management, and High Representative for Disarmament.
Chung-in Moon Sejong Institute, ROK
Dr. Moon is currently Chairman of Sejong Institute and Distinguished Professor of Yonsei University. He previously served as the special advisor for unification, diplomacy, and national security affairs for President Moon Jae-in. He is also Vice Chairman and Executive Director of the Asia-Pacific Leadership Network for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament and Chairman of the Korea Peace Forum.
Hiromichi Umebayashi Peace DePot, Japan
Dr. Umebayashi is Special Advisor, Former President and Founder of Peace Depot, Inc. Dr. Umebayashi was the Inaugural Director of the Nagasaki University Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition (RECNA). He is one of the key architects and original proposers of “3+3 NEA-NWFZ” concept.


Alina Smyslova Research Student, Nagasaki University, Ukraine
Ms. Smyslova is currently a research student at Nagasaki University. She graduated from Vasyl Stefanyk Precarphathian National University of Ukraine, majoring in “international relations, social communications and regional studies” (political sciences and civics). She enrolled in Master’s program in the above University in August 2022, but now is studying as a research student at Nagasaki University.

PSNA1 members

(PSNA2 members)


Michael Hamel-Green Emeritus Professor, Victoria University Melbourne, Australia
Peter Hayes Executive Director, Nautilus Institute, Australia
Chung-In Moon Chair, Sejong Institute, Professor Emeritus, Yonsei University, ROK
(Acting)Yongsoo Hwang President, Korea Institute of Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Control (KINAC), ROK
Masao Tomonaga Director Emeritus, Japanese Red Cross Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Hospital, Japan


Seiji Endo Professor, International Politics, Faculty of Law, Seikei University, Japan
Jargalsaikhan Enkhsaikhan Ambassador of Mongolia; Director, Blue Banner
Frank von Hippel Professor, Princeton University, USA
Satoshi Hirose Vice Director, RECNA, Japan
Angela Kane Senior Fellow, Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP), Germany
Jungmin Kang Former Chairperson, Korea Nuclear Safety and Security Commission, ROK
Anton Khlopkov Director, Center for Energy and Security Studies (CENESS), Russia
Mitsuru Kurosawa Professor, Osaka Jogakuin University, Japan
Patricia Lewis Research Director, International Security, Chatham House, UK
Alexander I. Nikitin Professor, Moscow State Institute for International Relations, Russia
Zhenqiang Pan Member of APLN; Member of the Pugwash Council, PRC
Dingli Shen Associate Dean, Institute of International Studies, Fudan University, PRC
Jae-Jung Suh Professor, International Christian University, ROK (Currently resides in Japan)
Mark Suh Member of the Pugwash Council; Professor, Free University of Berlin, ROK
Tatsujiro Suzuki Member of the Pugwash Council; Vice Director, RECNA, Japan
Hiromichi Umebayashi Former Director, RECNA; Visiting Professor, Nagasaki University, Japan
Fumihiko Yoshida Director, RECNA, Japan
Tong Zhao Fellow, Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, China
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