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Lowy Institute
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Frances Kitt is a Research Associate in the International Security and East Asia Programs at the Lowy Institute.

Frances received her Master of Philosophy in 2016 from the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge, where her research focused on China and the Koreas. She has full professional working competency in Mandarin, having studied Chinese language and politics as an undergraduate as well as at Beijing Normal University and National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan. She learnt Korean soon after at Seoul National University and Cambridge. Previous to the Lowy Institute, Frances worked in North Korea on cultural affairs and in London at Asia House. Her core research interests include domestic politics, public opinion and social media in Northeast and Southeast Asia. She has recently started learning Japanese.