Carl Huang is a doctoral candidate studying international relations in the Department of Politics at the University of Virginia. His research focuses on the role of ritualized hostilities in territorial dispute escalation, with a specific focus on East Asian security. From Aug 2019 to May 2020, Huang will be a U.S.-Asia Grand Strategy Predoctoral Fellow at USC's Korean Studies Institute.
From 2017-2018, Huang was a Nippon Foundation Fellow at the Inter-University Center of Japanese Language Studies in Yokohama. He is also a recent (2017) alum of the Social Science Research Council Korean Studies Dissertation Workshop. Huang received his B.A. in Diplomacy at National Chengchi University, Taipei in 2012 and his M.A. in Foreign Affairs at the University of Virginia in 2016.