Jack Davey

Lecturer, International and Area Studies
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles


Research Interests: Dr. Jack Davey has been researching and teaching about Korea for over a decade. He was first introduced to the country as part of the Fulbright program and lived and worked as a teacher in the city of Gyeongju. While there he became interested in Korean history and archaeology and participated in several excavation projects in and around Gyeongsangbuk-do. He has also worked at the National Museum of Korea. Dr. Davey obtained his Ph.D. in Archaeology from UCLA, where he completed his dissertation on the mortuary practices of Iron Age Korea in 2014. He has continued his research as a postdoctoral scholar at the UC Berkeley Center for Korean Studies while teaching courses on Korean history and archaeology. His articles and translations have appeared in the Seoul Journal of Korean Studies as well as several edited volumes on Korean history and archaeology.

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