MARSEA student Samuel Kim was featured in a recent Columbia News interview highlighting his life experiences leading up to his time at Columbia and plans for the future.
“Kim got a spot in the ROTC program at Detachment 560 and attended New York University as an undergraduate in political science and East Asian studies. He knew that a Master of Arts degree in Regional Studies–East Asia (MARSEA) program at Columbia’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) would further his scholarship.
The MARSEA program is unique, offering a diverse range of courses from across Columbia’s departments and schools, he said. ‘Courses on military law, U.S. foreign policy and contemporary East Asian politics were a useful supplement, complimentary to ROTC’s academic training.'”
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