Bae Sang-Kun, Ph.D.

Dr. Bae is currently a research fellow at KERI (Korea Economic Research Institute). After he received his M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of Missouri in 1998 (and [Read More]

An Kyung-ryul

Mr. Kyung-ryul An is a veteran National Assemblyman who has served in the Korean National Assembly for three terms (12 years). During his political career, he has worked for [Read More]

Cha Myung Jin

Mr. Myung Jin Cha is a National Assemblyman who has served in the 17th and 18th Korean National Assembly. His notable past positions include Spokesman for Governance of Gyeonggi [Read More]

Chang Suk-In, Ph.D.

Dr. Chang is a senior researcher of Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade (KIET). From 1986 to 1991, he worked at the bureau of trend analysis at KIET. In 1989 he was [Read More]

Jung Hyo-sik

Mr. Jung is a Reporter at the Political Affairs News Desk at JoongAng Daily. Previously, he was a Reporter at the Social Affairs Desk, Investigative Reporting Team, Economic News [Read More]

Chung Hong-Kyoon, Ph.D.

Chung Hong-Kyoon is the President of CJ Corporation, a Korean conglomeration of 25 companies operating in the food, pharmaceutical, entertainment, consumer goods, and construction [Read More]

Chung Yong-Wook, Ph.D.

Chung Yong-Wook is a Professor of Contemporary Korean History in the College of Humanities at Seoul National University. Dr. Chung is the Director of the Research Team for [Read More]

Farago, Niv

Niv Farago is a proliferation specialist, a senior research fellow at the Institute of Social Sciences at Sogang University, and a visiting scholar at the US-Korea Institute at [Read More]

Jee Man Soo

KIEP Fellow for China [Read More]

Jeon Byung-Geun

Byung-Geun Jeon has worked as a journalist for the Chosun Ilbo in South Korea for the past ten years. From 2006 to 2007, he served as an international correspondent to Sao Paulo, [Read More]

Kim Soo-Eon

Kim Soo-Eon is a journalist with The Korea Economic Daily, for which he reports on the auto industry and business-related issues. Mr. Kim has over 15 years of experience in [Read More]

Jin Chang-Soo

Jin Chang-Soo, Director, Sejong Institute [Read More]

Joung Chang-Won

Joung Chang-Won is a Vice Chief Reporter with Maeil Business News, South Korea’s main daily business newspaper. He has been with MBN since 1996 and during his tenure served as [Read More]

Kang Jung-Min, Ph.D.

Kang Jung-Min is a former visiting scholar at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) and a former Science Fellow at the Center for International Security and [Read More]

Kim Chang Soo

Dongguk University Graduate School of North Korea [Read More]

Kim Chang-Bong, Ph.D.

Kim Chang-Bong is an Associate Professor of International Trade at Chung-Ang University, where he also serves as the International Trade Chairman. Mr. Kim has published a number [Read More]

Kim Dong-Yeon, Ph.D.

Dr. Kim is currently the Director General in the Ministry of Planning and Budget, Korea’s central budget and planning authority, where he is heading the Industrial and Economic [Read More]

Kim Wang-Sik, Ph.D.

Wang Sik Kim is a Professor of Political Science at Ewha Womans University in Seoul, South Korea. He has taught at the University of Missouri-Columbia, Yonsei University (Seoul, [Read More]

Kim Young-Ju

Young-Ju Kim comes to the USKI as South Korea’s former Minister of Commerce, Industry and Energy (MOCIE). Prior to his appointment at MOCIE, Kim served as the Minister for [Read More]

Kim, Tong

Tong Kim retired from the U.S. Department of State as the senior Korean language interpreter in June 2005 after 27 years of service, during which he interpreted for four American [Read More]

Lee Jae-oh

Jae-oh Lee is a distinguished politician in South Korea and has devoted his life’s work to the democratization of Korean society. A former high school teacher, from 1971-1996 [Read More]

Lee Yong Sik

Yong Sik Lee is prominent Korean journalist. He comes to the U.S.-Korea Institute with over 24 years of reporting for some of South Korea’s largest daily newspapers. Mr. Lee [Read More]

Lee Yoonsok, Ph.D.

Dr. Yoonsok Lee is a Research Fellow in the International & Macroeconomic Finance Division at the Korea Institute of Finance. The Institute is the most prominent institution [Read More]

Mansourov, Alexandre

Alexandre Mansourov is a specialist in Northeast Asian security, politics, and economics, focusing primarily on the Korean peninsula, doing his research as Visiting Scholar at the [Read More]

Ohn Jong-Hoon

Ohn Jong-Hoon is a reporter with the Seoul Economic Daily Ltd., one of the leading economic newspapers in South Korea. Mr. Ohn has been with the Seoul Economic Daily since 1993 [Read More]

Park Bokyeong, Ph.D.

Bokyeong Park is a Research Fellow and Leader of the Middle East and Africa Team at the Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP) and a Visiting Professor at Hankuk [Read More]

Park Byung-Il, Ph.D.

Park Byung-Il is a Television News Reporter with SBS TV, one of the main media broadcasting company of South Korea. He has been with SBS since 1994 and during his tenure has [Read More]

Shim In-Sung

Shim In-Sung is a reporter with Yonhap News Agency, the only news agency of South Korea supplying domestic and foreign news and information to newspaper and TV broadcast and other [Read More]

Song Yeongkwan, Ph.D.

Song Yeong-Kwan is a research fellow with Korea Institute for International Economic Policy. Dr. Song has been with KIEP since 2004 and during his tenure published several policy [Read More]

Weathersby, Kathryn, Ph.D.

Kathryn Weathersby most recently served as Senior Associate and Coordinator of the Korea Initiative of the History and Public Policy Program at the Woodrow Wilson International [Read More]

Yoon Deok-Ryong, Ph.D.

Dr. Yoon most recently worked as a senior research fellow at KIEP (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy). He is also an invited professor at the Institute for [Read More]

Yoon Ji-Sup, Ph.D.

Yoon Ji-Sup is a Visiting Scholar at SAIS where he is working on a joint research project between SAIS and KAERI entitled “Research on the ongoing ROK-U.S. Nuclear Energy [Read More]

Yoon Yeo-Sang, Ph.D.

Yoon Yeo-Sang is the President of the Database Center for North Korean Human Rights, an organization that collects data on human rights abuses in North Korea and on the [Read More]

Yune Yang Su

Mr. Yang Su Yune is Director at the Regional and National Culture Division at the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism (MCST). Prior to his current position, he worked as [Read More]

Yu Byounggyu, Ph.D.

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He Tongmei, Ph.D.

Dr. Tongmei He is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Korean Studies at Dalian University of Foreign Languages in China. Her teaching and research interests include China [Read More]

Choi Younghwan

Mr. Choi is the Director and Research Fellow at the Center for Northeast Asian & Inter-Korean Affairs at the Gyeonggi Research Institute in Suwon, South Korea.  His research [Read More]

Kang Youngdoo

Mr. Kang is a journalist and the Deputy Assistant Editor at Yonhap News Agency in the political news division, currently covering the National Assembly. His research involves [Read More]

Jung Yoonsub

Mr. Jung is a journalist and the Executive Secretary in the Planning and Coordination Department at Yonhap News Agency. His research interests include the diplomatic relations and [Read More]

Choi Moonsun

Ms. Choi is a senior journalist at the Hankook Ilbo (The Korea Times) covering politics and inter-Korean relations. Her research interests are the Obama administration’s [Read More]

Jeon Changhoon

Mr. Jeon is a reporter at the Busan Daily News and has covered the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ministry of Unification, and currently covers the National Assembly and [Read More]