Woo, Seongji

Contact Information
• Office: Room 404, International Studies Building
• Phone: 031-201-2368
• E-mail: sjwoo@khu.ac.kr
• Curriculum Vitae: Download
Areas of Expertise
Research Interests
• North Korean Politics, Inter-Korean Relations, International Relations Theory

Courses Taught
• Introduction to International Relations, History of International Relations,
   North Korea and Inter-Korean Relations
• Ph.D. in Political Science, Indiana University(Bloomington), 2001
• M.A. in International Relations, Seoul National University, 1991
• B.A. in Korean Literature, Seoul National University, 1989
Career Experience
• 2014 – present: Professor, College of International Studies, Kyung Hee University
• 2011: Deputy Dean, College of International Studies, Kyung Hee University
• 2010: Chair, Department of International Studies, Kyung Hee University
• March 2009 – 2014: Associate Professor, Kyung Hee University
• March 2005 – February 2009: Assistant Professor, Kyung Hee University
• March 2003 – February 2005: Assistant Professor, Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security
Professional Activities
• Director, Institute of International Studies, Kyung Hee University, 2017-Present.
• Editor-in-Chief, Korean Political Science Review, 2015. (in Korean)
• Admissions Officer, Kyung Hee University, 2014-2016.
• Member, Editorial Board, Korean Journal of International Studies, 2014-Present.
• Visiting Instructor, Indiana University, Bloomington, 2012.
• Lecturer, Seoul National University International Summer Institute, 2011.
• Director of Research, Korean Association of International Studies, 2010-2011.
• Editor, Journal of Korean Political and Diplomatic History, 2010-2011. (in Korean)
• Member, Editorial Board, Korean Unification Studies, 2010-Present. (in Korean)
• Member, Advisory Committee, Kaesong Industrial District Management Committee (KIDMAC), 2011.
• Lecturer, Yanbian University of Science & Technology, China, 2007.
• Member, Advisory Committee for Policy Analysis, Ministry of Unification, 2005-2007.
• Director of Research, Korean Association for Political and Diplomatic History, 2006-2007.
• Research Fellow, Center for International Studies, Seoul National University, 2002-2003.
• Lecturer, Catholic University of Korea, 2002-2003.
• Lecturer, Seoul National University, 2002.
• Lecturer, University of Incheon, 2001-2002.
• Lecturer, Korea University, 2001-2002.
Selected Publications
• “Power Transition and Inter-Korean Dialogue in the Early 1970s,” Korea Journal, Vol. 56. No. 2, 2016.
• “North Korea as a Transformer: From a Fortress State to an Amphibious State,” in Ha Young-sun and Jo Dongho, eds., Future of North Korea 2032: Coevolutionary Strategy for the Advancement (Seoul: EAI, 2012).
• “Pyongyang and the World: North Korean Perspectives on International Relations under Kim Jong-il,” Pacific Focus, Vol. 26, No. 2, August 2011
• “The Park Chung-hee Administration amid Inter-Korean Reconciliation in the Détente Period,” Korea Journal, Vol. 49, No. 2, Summer 2009.
• “North Korea-U.S. Relations in Peace Building on the Korean Peninsula,” Korean Journal of Security Studies, Vol. 11, No. 1, June 2006. 
• “Triangle Research and Understanding Northeast Asian Politics,” Summer 2003, Asian Perspective.
• “South Korea’s Search for a Unification Strategy,” Summer 2003, Orbis.
• “Adversarial Engagement and Alliance Relations,” March 2001, Issues & Studies.