John Delury

John Delury is an assistant professor of Chinese and East Asian Studies at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea. He is the author, with Orville Schell, of Wealth and Power: China's Long March to the Twenty-first Century (Random House, 2013). Previously associate director of the Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations (where he is now a senior fellow), he writes widely on China and North Korea, including recent pieces in Foreign AffairsForeign Policy,Late Imperial China, and 38 North.


  • The Third Korea

    The Third Korea

    John Delury thinks we’ve been misunderstanding North Korea for far too long, and offers Don Oberdorfer and Robert Carlin’s new edition of The Two Koreas: A Contemporary History as a solution....