1990.10.01.-1996.08.31. Ph.D. in Political Science, The University of Chicago
1985.03.01.-1987.02.26. MA in Political Science, Seoul National University
1981.03.01.-1985.02.26. BA in Political Science, Seoul National University
Service for Seoul National University Administration
2018.03.22.-Present Director, Institute for Peace and Unification Studies
2015.08.01.-2017.03.23. Director, SNU Newspaper
2012.03.26.-2014.03.25. Associate Dean, College of Social Sciences
2009.08.01.-2010.07.31. Director, Center for Teaching and Learning
2008.08.01.-2010.07.25. Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, SNU
2005.03.07.-2006.03.31. Chair, Dept. of Political Science, College of Social Sciences 2001.07.16.-2003.03.06.Chair, Dept. of Political Science, College of Social Sciences
Comparative Politics (Democratization and Reform, Russian Politics, Comparative Post-communist Transitions, Changes in North Korea)
“Labor Militancy and Working Class Consciousness in Communist Societies: A Comparison of Socio-political and Organizational Factors in the Soviet Union and Poland,” Russian Studies, vol. 29, no, 2 (2019).
“North Korea’s Political System and Its Probable Paths of Transition: A Comparative Perspective.” Paper presented at the panel entitled “Korean Peninsula on the Move,” The 11th International Convention of Asia Scholars, Leiden, the Netherlands, July 17, 2019.
Unification Perception Survey 2018 (Co-authored in Korean; 2019).
Social Changes in North Korea 2018 (Co-authored in Korean; 2019).
Anatomy of Contemporary Russia (Co-authored in Korean; 2014).
“Labor Strikes in Communist Society: A Comparison of the Soviet Union and Poland,” Russian Studies, vol. 28, no, 1 (2018).