Kelsi Caywood recently graduated from Stanford with a Master's in International Policy, concentrating in governance and development. Her research areas include comparative policy analysis of the Asia-Pacific region, global women's issues, and migration and mobility. During her Master's program, she served as editor-in-chief of the Stanford International Policy Review, a course assistant, and a research assistant for Professor H. R. McMaster. Prior to Stanford, Kelsi received a Master of Law from Peking University as a Yenching Scholarship recipient and a BA in Political Science from Yale University. Her international work and study experiences include South Korea, China, the United Kingdom, and France.
In the Korea Program at APARC, Kelsi supports the research and practice partnerships stemming from the New Asia Research Project, a cluster of multi-year studies focusing on the new societal issues and challenges facing Korea and its neighbor countries. Currently, she focuses on the Global Talents book project and a series of research articles examining human resource development and associated global talent strategies in four Asia-Pacific countries: Australia, China, India, and Japan.