Julia Emory is a recipient of the Academic Year 2020-2021 Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship. The award provides undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students with financial support to develop fluency in less commonly taught languages (LCTLs) and expertise in the regions in which these languages are spoken. Every year the Center for Global Studies awards between 12-15 fellowships to UW students. Click here to learn more.
I am a second-year master’s student in Japan Studies focusing primarily on international relations and national security in Asia. I am particularly interested in emerging domains such as cyber and space as the nature of Asia’s threat landscape shifts in tune with developing technologies. I am also interested in the role of civil society in determine access to information salient to national security vis-a-vis the media.