Seung Gyu Bak (also known as "Q") is a visiting fellow at the Project 2049 Institute. He is an inspector for the Korean National Police Agency (KNPA) currently on leave as a Humphrey Fellow in the United States. Since graduating from the Korean National Police University in 2005 with a B.A. in public administration, Q has worked in various capacities within the agency including crime prevention, investigation, and research on national level policies. He earned a M.A. in international relations from the University of Seoul, concentrating on international political economy in East Asia. He was selected as a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow 2013-4 through the U.S. Department of State, and studied at the American University Washington School of Law focusing on anti-money laundering and extradition. His research area is shadow banking in China and international cooperation on anti-money laundering policies.
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