Co-founder and International Director
Casey Lartigue is an advocate and activist for freedom who has gained recognition in both South Korea and the United States. He is now based in South Korea where he is co-founder and International Director of the Teach North Korean Refugees Global Education Center along with South Korean researcher Lee Eunkoo. He is the 2017 winner of the “Special Contribution” Award presented by the Hansarang Rural Cultural Foundation.
He is also the International Adviser to the Mulmangcho School for adolescent North Korean refugees in Yeoju, South Korea and Helping Others Prosper Through English (HOPE) based in Seoul.
He was formerly director for International Relations at the Center for Free Enterprise in Seoul and a former Visiting Scholar at the Liberty Society in Seoul.
Before moving to South Korea, he worked as a researcher in the United States of America. He is co-editor of the book Educational Freedom in Urban America.
He is a former policy analyst with the Cato Institute’s Center for Educational Freedom. His research expertise includes school choice, teacher quality, and minority education. His writings have been published in USA Today, Education Week, the New York Post, the Washington Times, Asian Week and the Washington Post. He has spoken at the Austrian Economics Summit in Shanghai, the National Press Club, Harvard Law School, and the Harvard Graduate School of Education; has been a guest on The Rush Limbaugh Show, and has testified before the U.S. Congress on school choice in the nation’s capital.
He is the former host of The Casey Lartigue Show on XM Radio 169 The Power. Lartigue received a bachelor’s degree from the Harvard University Extension School and a master’s degree from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education.