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Jong Kun Choi guest researcher at NIAS
February 23, 2019 - 19:25
Jong Kun Choi is Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science and International Studies at Yonsei University. He was Associate Dean of the Graduate School of Public Administration, Director of Graduate Studies and Faculty-Editor-in-Chief of Annals (the oldest College English News Magazine in Korea) at Yonsei University. He manages the Nordic Research Program as Director at Yonsei University’s Institute of East and West Studies.
Choi stays at NIAS for 2015 spending his sabbatical and plans to write a book on Northeast Asia’s security and several academic articles to be published with academic journals.
Choi specializes in International Relations theories, Northeast Asian security, political psychology and public opinions on national identity and foreign policy attitudes.
His academic articles have so far appeared in International Security, Global Asia, Asian Perspective, Korea Journal of Defense Analysis, Korea and World Politics, Korean Political Science Review, International Relations of the Asia Pacific and Korean Journal of International Studies. He has about 10 book chapters and 5 edited volumes both in English and Korean.He is also a regular commentator of Northeast Asian security affairs on CNN, Bloomberg, YTN, MBC, KBS and CBS of Korea, Press TV of Iran, Le Monde, Al Jazeera, Voice of America, CCTV of China, Wall Street Journal, and Sydney Morning Herald. He contributed monthly columns to Seoul Daily and Kyunghayng Daily in Korea. He is member of advisory councils at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Unification. He is a fellow of the Salzburg Global Seminar, Salzburg, Austria from 2011 and Research Associate for East Asian Peace project at the Department of Peace Research at Uppsala University, Sweden. Dr. Choi received his Ph.D from the Department of Political Science, the Ohio State University, in 2006 and his MA in Political Science from Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, in 2000, and his BA in Political Science from the University Of Rochester, NY in 1998. He went to All Saints’ College for his high school education in Bathurst, NSW, Australia.
Choi’s official homepage is http://www.jongkunchoi.com