Sue Mi Terry
Senior Advisor

Sue advises clients on Korea. She is senior fellow for Korea studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and one of the world’s leading experts on the Korean Peninsula and East Asia, with extensive experience in intelligence, policymaking, academia, and think tanks.

Sue was most recently director of the Asia program and the Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation Center for Korean History and Public Policy at the Wilson Center. She has previously held a range of senior policy roles related to Korea and its surrounding region.

Sue was deputy national intelligence officer for East Asia at the National Intelligence Council, director for Korea, Japan and Oceanic affairs at the National Security Council under President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama, and served as a senior analyst on Korean issues at the CIA.

Sue received a BA in political science from New York University and an MA and PhD in international relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.