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Jung, Keunsik

Director tongil@snu.ac.kr
Jo, Dong-Joon Deputy Director dxj124@snu.ac.kr
Lim, Hong Bae Deputy Head limhb059@snu.ac.kr
Kim, Philo Humanities Korea Professor philo@snu.ac.kr
Kim, Sung Chull Humanities Korea Professor kim239@snu.ac.kr
Kim, Hak-Jae Humanities Korea Professor magister76@gmail.com
Baik, Jiwoon Humanities Korea Professor jiwoon-b@hanmail.net
Suh, Bo-hyuk Humanities Korea Research Professor suhbh66@hanmail.net
Lee, Moonyoung Humanities Korea Professor peacemoon@snu.ac.kr
Yi, Chan Su Humanities Korea Research Professor chansuyi@hanmail.net
Jung, Dong-Joon Senior Researcher jungforyou@gmail.com
Chun, Kyung Hyo Senior Researcher anth.chun@gmail.com
Chun, Ja Hyun Senior Researcher chunjh@snu.ac.kr
Choi, Gyubin Senior Researcher gbchoi@snu.ac.kr
An, So Yeon Researcher soyeon077@snu.ac.kr
Lee, Jeong Ok Researcher topdog81@snu.ac.kr
Choi, Hyoung Man Researcher mann830@snu.ac.kr
Hwang, Chang Hyun Researcher seguro930@snu.ac.kr
Hyun, Jisoo Researcher jisoo28@snu.ac.kr


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  Jung, Keunsik, Director 


Keunsik Jung is Director of the Institute for Peace and Unification Studies (IPUS) and Director of the HK Peace and Humanities Research Group at Seoul National University (SNU). In addition to his work within these institutes, Professor Jung serves as an active lecturing professor in the Department of Sociology, SNU. Professor Jung received his Ph.D. in Sociology from SNU. He has broad expertise in historical, political, ethnic and religious sociology, focusing on inter-Korean relations, the sociology of nationalism, and culture and identity. Professor Jung has several publications, including Peace and Solidarity in East Asian Cold War Islands (2016) and China’s Memory and Commemoration of the Korean war in the Memorial Hall of the ‘War to Resist U.S. Agression and Aid Korea” (2015). He is the co-author of Social History / Historical Sociology (2016) and Thinking of Unification and Peace in Cross-Strait (2016).
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  Jo, Dong-Joon, Deputy Director


Dong-Joon Jo is Deputy Director of the Institute for Peace and Unification Studies (IPUS) and Professor of department of political science and international relations at Seoul National University (SNU). Professor Jo obtained his Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University and has taught at the University of Seoul (2005-2010).
Professor Jo's field of interests lies international organization, international conflict, nuclear weapon etc. His recent publications are automated text analysis of North Korean New Year addresses,1946-2015.(Journal of the Korean Political Science Association, Vol.49 No.2 (2015), pp.27-61), Economic Factors at the Abolition Alignment between Discourses and Social Forces in the 19th Century England(The 21st Century Political Science Association, Vol.25 No.1 (2015), pp.25-52)

 

  Lim, Hong Bae, Deputy Head


Hong Bae Lim is Professor in the Department of German Language and Literature, and Deputy Head of the HK Peace and Humanities Research Group at the Institute for Peace and Unification Studies (IPUS) at Seoul National University (SNU). Professor Lim's field of interests lies in 18th century German Literature. He is the author of a number of books including Twenty Years after the Reunification of Germany: Basic Data (2011), The Actuality of Kim Soo Young’s Poems (2005), and The World of Hwang Seok Young’s Literature (2003). He has translated a number of books, including Gadamer’s Wahrheit und Methode (2012), Goethe’s Die Leiden des jungen Werther (2012), and Lukacs’s Asthetik (2003). He has contributed numerous articles to academic journals including Aporia of Representation concerning Memories of Auschwitz and On Goethe’s Concepts of Symbol and Allegory.


  Kim, Philo, Humanities Korea Professor


Philo Kim is Humanities Korea Professor at the Institute for Peace and Unification Studies (IPUS) at Seoul National University (SNU). He received his Ph.D. in Sociology from Rutgers University. Professor Kim had formerly served as a senior fellow and director of North Korean Studies Division at government funded research institute, Korea Institute for National Unification (KINU). He is the author of Flexible and Complex Unification (2010), New Approach and Strategy toward National Community Unification Formula (2010), Formation and Structure of Socioeconomic Network between North Korea and China (2008), and Evaluation on Sustainability of North Korean System (2006).
 
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  Kim, Sung Chull, Humanities Korea Professor


Sung Chull Kim is Humanities Korea Professor at IPUS at SNU. Before holding this position, he served as a senior fellow at the Korea Institute for National Unification (1992-2003) and Professor at the Hiroshima Peace Institute—Hiroshima City University (2003-2012). Kim is the author of a number of books including Partnership within Hierarchy: The Evolving Security Triangle in East Asia (State University of New York Press, 2017 forthcoming) and North Korea under Kim Jong Il: From Consolidation to Systemic Dissonance (State University of New York Press, 2006). He edited several books including Nuclear and North Korea: The Challenge to Deterrence and International Security (Georgetown University Press, 2017 forthcoming, with Michael Cohen) and State Violence in East Asia (University Press of Kentucky, 2013, with N. Ganesan). He has contributed numerous articles to academic journals including Systems Research and Behavioral Science (formerly Behavioral Science), Eastern European Politics, and Development and Society.


170621 CV--Sung Chull Kim.pdf

 
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  Kim, Hak-Jae, Humanities Korea Professor


Hak-Jae, Kim (Historcal Sociology) is working as an assistant professor (HK) at IPUS. He also worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Graduate School of East Asian Studies in the Freie Universität Berlin. His recent publications are The Origins of the Panmunjom regime : The Korean War and liberal peace projects (Seoul: Humanitas, 2015), ‘On the Contestation between two different legal traditions: The diffusion process of socio-economic rights in the Korean Constitutions(1948-1987)(2015)’ and ‘The Presidential Emergency Order during the Korean War and Legislation of the State of Exception’ (2011)


English CV(hakjae-kim)_20Jan2017.pdf


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  Baik, Jiwoon, Humanities Korea Professor


Jiwoon Baik is Humanities Korea Professor at the Institute for Peace and Unification Studies (IPUS) at Seoul National University (SNU). She earned her Ph.D. degree with a dissertation on Liang Qichao’s enlightenment thought and Chinese modernity discourse. Professor Baik's recent interest is principally focused on the comparative studies of modern East Asian culture and thought. Her publication includes Thinking of Unification and Peace from the Cross Strait (co. ed.), "Unravelling the Chains of Violence into an Alliance: Discovering Okinawa Literature"(Critical Reviews of History), "Reconciliation Entangled with Nationalism in the Post-Cold War Era," (NTU Studies in Taiwan Literature, 2016), "Murakami Haruki and the historical memory of East Asia" (Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, 2010) and "East Asian perspective on Taiwanese Identity" (Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, 2010). She also translated several books in this field, such as Takeuchi Yoshimi's Japan and Asia, Chen Kuan-hsing's The Emperialist Eye, and Marukawa Tetzushi's Regionalism and Han Shao Gong's Post /Revolution etc..

 


  Lee, Moonyoung, Humanities Korea Professor


Moonyoung Lee is Humanities Korea Professor at the Institute for Peace and Unification Studies (IPUS) at Seoul National University (SNU). She received Ph.D. in Philology from Moscow State University, Russia. She had formerly served as a research professor in various institutes (Research Institute of Comparative History and Culture at Hanyang University, and Peace & Democracy Institute at Korea University). Her academic interest includes Russian cultural studies, boundaries studies and peace studies. She is the co-author of Deconstruction and Nostalgia (2012), The Contemporary Russian Society and Popular Culture (2008), and Между жизнью и культурой: философско-эстетический прект М. М. Бахтина (2008). She has published many articles including “Glocalization and Signs of Boundary” (Journal of Russian Linguistic and Literary Studies, vol. 38, 2011), “Comparative Studies of Nostalgia for Socialism in the Post-Socialist countries” (The Journal of Slavic Studies, vol. 26, no. 2, 2011), and “Nostalgia as a Feature of ‘Glocalization’: Use of the Past in Post-Soviet Russia” (Post-Soviet Affairs, vol. 27, no. 2, 2011).
 


  Yi Chan Su, Humanities Korea Research Professor


Chan Su Yi is Humanities Korea Research Professor at the Institute for Peace and Unification Studies (IPUS) at Seoul National University (SNU). Before holding this position, he served as a professor at Kangnam University (1999-2012). Professor Yi is the author of several books including Peace and Peaces(Kor.), Japan Spirit (Kor.), Criticism of Korean Christianity (Kor.), Reading the World Religions (Kor.),and Difference and Harmony of Buddhism and Christianity(Kor.). He has contributed numerous articles to academic journals including “On the Awakening of Self of Nishida Kitaro” (Kor.), “The Perception of Peace and Unification in Korean Religion” (Kor.), “Disaster: The Otherization of Nature, the Reification of Human Beings, and the Sinking of the MV of Sewol” (Eng.), “The Structure of Dialogue between Culture and Theology” (Eng.), and “A Theory of Korean Religious Culture” (Jpn.)
 
 
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 Jung, Dong-Joon, Senior Researcher


Dong-Joon Jung is a senior researcher of the Institute for Peace and Unification Studies (IPUS) at the Seoul National University. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Florida, and his B.A. and M.A. in International Relations from the Seoul National University. With a regional emphasis on postcommunist Eastern Europe, his research interests span a broad range of topics in Comparative Politics including: comparative voting behavior, elections and party systems, democratization and regime transitions, and civil society. Methodologically, he has a specialization in quantitative methods using a variety of estimation techniques such as: linear OLS regression, MLE, survival analysis, multilevel modeling, and structural equation modeling.
 
 
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  Chun, Kyung Hyo, Senior Researcher


Kyung Hyo Chun is a senior researcher at the Institute for Peace and Unification Studies (IPUS) at Seoul National University. She completed her master's degree in anthropology at the George Washington University, USA and earned her doctorate in anthropology at the University of British Columbia, Canada. Her areas of research interest include postcoloniality, nationalist discourse, commemorations, museum representations, material culture, and cultural heritage with a regional focus on East Asia. Before joining the IPUS, Dr. Chun was a HK Research Professor at the Institute of Humanities for Unification at Konkuk University and served as a managing editor of the international journal of S/N Korean Humanities.
 
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  Chun, Ja Hyun, Senior Researcher


Ja-hyun Chun is a senior researcher at the Institute for Peace and Unification Studies (IPUS) at Seoul National University (SNU). She received her Ph.D. in Political Science from Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea and was a Post-doctoral Visiting Fellow at American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at Johns Hopkins University in Washington D.C.  Chun’s research interests include international reconciliation theory, conflict management and foreign policy.  Her publications appear in include Japanese Journal of Political Science, Pacific Focus, International Journal, Asia Europe Journal, International Politics and Handbook of Memory and Reconciliation (New York: Routledge).
 
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  Choi, Gyubin, Senior Researcher


Gyubin Choi is a research fellow at the Institute for Peace and Unification Studies (IPUS) at Seoul National University. He received his MA in international development from the University of Manchester in 2008 and his PhD in international relations from the the University of Leeds in 2014. His research interests focus on inter-Korean relations and peace agendas on the Korean peninsula and East Asia. He is also interested in sanctions and incentives, an engagement policy toward North Korea, the politics of humanitarian assistance, and broader international relations of the Asia-Pacific.
He has previously worked as a researcher in the Center for International Area Studies (CIAS) at Handong Global University.
 
 
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  An, So Yeon, Researcher


So yeon An is a researcher at the Institute for Peace and Unification Studies (IPUS) at Seoul National University (SNU). She has a Master's degree in International Development Cooperation from Graduate school of International School of Korea University. Her Master's thesis is entitled. "Importance of public diplomacy and social integration in Korean unification".
 

 Lee, Jeong Ok, Researcher

Lee, Jeong Ok is a researcher at the Institute for Peace and Unification Studies (IPUS) at Seoul National University (SNU). She has a Master's degree in International Politics from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies. Her Master's thesis is entitled "A Study on Building up an Inter-Korean Environmental Community for Anti-desertification in Northeast Asia: Focusing on Environmental Regime Theory".
 
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Choi, Hyoung Man, Researcher

Choi, Hyoung Man is a researcher at the Institute for Peace and Unification Studies (IPUS) at Seoul National University (SNU). He has a Master's degree in Urban Administration from University of Seoul. Him Master's thesis is entitled "A Study on the Roles of Social Enterprise for Economic Self-Support of North Korean Refugees".
 
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Hwang, Chang Hyun, Researcher

Chang Hyun Hwang is a researcher with the project on Building a foundation for Unification at the Institute for Peace and Unification Studies (IPUS) at Seoul National University (SNU). He graduated from Korea University in August 2014 with an M.A in North Korean Studies where he focused on the United Nations and North Korean Human Rights.
 
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Hyun, Jisoo , Researcher

Jisoo Hyun is a researcher at the Institue for Peace and Unification Studies (IPUS) at Seoul National University. She received her MA in international studies from the University of Washington in 2012. Her Master's theses are entitled "Regional Leadership in East Asia: Can South Korea take the lead? -Focusing on ASEAN Plus Three" and "National Image of Korea in the United States and the role of the Presidential Council on National Branding."