David Volodzko is a writer and editor who has spent over 15 years living in Japan, South Korea, China and India.

The former national editor of Korea JoongAng Daily, the sister paper for The New York Times in South Korea, he is also a former Korea correspondent for South China Morning Post and frequent guest on BBC as well as CBC News, ABC Australia and Huffington Post Live.

His writing and reporting has covered issues from South Korean feminism and Uighur identity to the recent Huawei scandal. He has been published in The Wall Street Journal, The New Republic, Bloomberg, Forbes and Slate.

His work has also been highlighted by The Atlantic and his research has been cited by several congressional reports, including one on drug trafficking in China and one on China’s United Front.

A former university lecturer, he received his bachelor’s degree in English literature before completing graduate research in human behavior at Stony Brook University.

He is the son of immigrant parents from Russia and the Bahamas and his favorite foods are pelmeni and conch salad.