Michelle Y. Kae

Michelle Kae is the Deputy Director of the Stimson Center's 38 North program and Producer of the 38 North website. Kae oversees the publication process for 38 North and manages commercial satellite imagery acquisition and preparation for the website. She also maintains and develops 38 North data resources and reference pages, including the DPRK Digital Atlas ( and 38 North Reference Portal (

Prior to joining Stimson, she was a Research Assistant at the US-Korea Institute at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and the Assistant Editor and Producer of 38 North. Kae holds a B.A. in American Studies and Psychology from Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT.