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Do Young Gong

Research Interests

International relations

Civil wars

International conflict

Political violence


M.A. Political Science, Ewha W. University, 2018.

B.A. English Language and Literature, Political Science, Ewha W. University, 2016.


Center for East Asian & Pacific Studies (2024)

Harrell Rodgers Travel Scholarship, the 81st Annual MPSA Conference (2024)

ACDIS (The Program in Arms Control & Domestic & International Security) Summer Fellowship (2022)

Recent Publications

Do Young Gong., Sanghoon Kim-Leffingwell, Shuyuan Shen, and Yujeong Yang., Shuyuan Shen, and Yujeong Yang. (2024). Money backfires: How Chinese investment fuels anti-China protests abroad. World Development178, 106566. (Equal contribution)

Yang, Yujeong, Sanghoon Kim-Leffingwell, Shuyuan Shen, and Do Young Gong. ”Killing Protests with Kindness: Anti-China Protests and China’s Pub-
lic Diplomacy.” International Studies Quarterly 67, no. 4 (2023): sqad087.

KyungWoo Kim, Hyeon-Suk Lyu, and Do Young Gong. “Weeding out False Information in Disasters and Emergencies: Information Recipients’ Compe-
tency.” International Review of Public Administration 25, no. 4 (2020): 261-278.