Michael Madden is a Nonresident Fellow at the Stimson Center and a leading contributing analyst to 38 North. A consultant for government and private sector clients, Madden is director and founder of NK Leadership Watch, an all-source intelligence website focused on the DPRK (North Korea), its political culture and the organizational behavior of its party, state and security organizations. He has authored three dozen analytical products, monographs and papers on North Korean politics, Kim Jong Un and the Kim Family, and the country’s national security community, as well as over 250 biographical sketches and institutional profiles about North Korean officials and organizations. His writing has on North Korean politics and elite culture has appeared in the BBC, CNN, Foreign Policy and Korean Peninsula Through the Lens. From 2005 to 2011, Michael was research and administrative assistant to Dr. David L. Robbins, at Suffolk University, Boston, and Charles University, Prague, the Czech Republic where they managed intercultural studies and education programs in China, the Czech Republic, sub-Saharan Africa and 20 other countries, in Europe and East Asia.