Jasmine Barrett


Asia Institute

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Prior to joining the University of Melbourne, Jasmine was an entrepreneur partnering with the Korean Federation for the Protection of the Disabled to create employment for people with disability in the DPRK.  She also has a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University.



Disability in the DPRK: Emerging practices, trends, and approaches

Jasmine's research focuses on the development of the disability sector in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). Her dissertation is tentatively titled, "Disability in the DPRK: Emerging practices, trends, and approaches".

Research interests

  • North Korea
  • South Korea
  • Disability and Inclusion
  • Humanitarianism
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Negotiation
  • Diplomacy
  • International Development