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Name

Lee Sang-hwan

Current Position

Professor, Department of Political Science & Diplomacy, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
Dean, Graduate School of Politics, Government and Communication, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

Education

<Current Position>

Ph.D., Political Science, Michigan State University, U.S.A. (1994)
M.A., Political Science, Michigan State University, U.S.A. (1987)
B.A., Political Science & Diplomacy, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, Republic of Korea (1985)

<Research/Teaching Interest>

International Relations (Theory of International Politics, International Political Economy, International Organization)
Political Theory & Research Methods (Empirical Methods)
Comparative Politics (Comparative Political Economy)

<Academic Affiliation>

President, Korean Association of International Studies (Vice-President, 2018)
Director, Korean Political Science Association (Vice-President, 2014)
Honorary President, Korean Association of Political Science and Communication (President, 2012-2016)
Member, International Studies Association, U.S.A.
Member, Midwest Political Science Association, U.S.A.



<Academic Experience>

Dean, Graduate School of Politics, Government and Communication, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (2018-present)
Fulbright Visiting Professor, Asian Studies Center, Michigan State University (2016-2017)
Dean of Division of Language & Diplomacy, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (2014-2016)
Dean of Division of Language & Trade, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (2015-2016)
Dean of Student Affairs, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (2012-2014; a chief person of the public safety division when US President Obama visited HUFS in March of 2012.)
President of Research & Industry-University Cooperation Foundation, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (2007-2010)
Professor & Associate Professor, Department of Political Science & Diplomacy, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (2000-present)
Associate Editor, International Area Studies Review (SCOPUS journal/ESCI journal/2012-present)
Review Board Member (in the field of political science), National Research Foundation of Korea (2011-2013)
Advisory Committee Member, ROK Presidential Office (2006-2007/2008-2010)
Advisory Committee Member, ROK Ministry of Unification (2008-2012/2015-present)
Chairperson, Department of Political Science & Diplomacy, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (2002-2004)
Chairperson, Department of International Relations, Changwon National University (1999-2000)
Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations, Changwon National University (1997-2000)
Senior Researcher, Korean Institute of International Studies (1995-1996)



Research Paper

(in English)

“South Korea's Changing Foreign Policy: The Impact of Democratization and Globalization (Book Review Article)” Korea Observer 49-1 (2018), The Institute of Korean Studies (Seoul, Republic of Korea).
“Regionalization of Power Transition: Sino-Japanese Relationship and its Implications to the Global Balance of Power” 2016 International Studies Association Annual Conference Proceedings (Atlanta, U.S.A.).
“Global and Regional Orders in the 21st Century in terms of Multi-layered Power Transition Theory: The Cases of US-China and China-Japan Relations” International Area Studies Review 18-3 (2015), Center for the International Area Studies, HUFS (Seoul, Republic of Korea).
“Globalization, Government Strength, Social Spending, and Capital Taxation” 2015 Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference Proceedings (Chicago, U.S.A.).“Global and Regional Orders in the 21st Century in terms of Multi-layered Power Transition Theory: Focusing on the Cases of the U.S.-China Relations and China-Japan Relations” 2015 International Studies Association Annual Conference Proceedings (New Orleans, U.S.A.).
“Korean Diplomatic Position regarding the Arctic” 2013 PRIO Global Conference Proceedings (Oslo, Norway).
“Territorial Disputes in Northeast Asia in Historical and Institutional Perspectives” 2013 International Studies Association International Conference Proceedings (Budapest, Hungary).
“Sports Diplomacy and Soft Power: An Empirical Study of the G-20 Countries” 2013 International Studies Association Annual Conference Proceedings (San Francisco, U.S.A.).
“International Status of Northeast Asian Countries in Perspective of Soft Power: Focusing on Current Situations of International Anti-Corruption and Human Rights” 2011 International Studies Association Annual Conference Proceedings (Montreal, Canada).
“Empirical Studies on the Anti-Corruption Situations of Asian Countries: Focusing on the Associations among Economic Development, Religion, Colonial Experience, Democratization, and Anti-Corruption” 2011 Finnish Political Science Association Annual Conference Proceedings (Jyväskylä, Finland).
"Comparative Studies on Current Situations of Anti-Corruption and Human Rights in Southern Europe, East Asia and Latin America in Perspective of Soft Power" International Area Review 13-4 (2010), Center for the International Area Studies, HUFS (Seoul, Republic of Korea).
"Empirical Studies on International and East Asian Anti-Corruption Situations: Focusing on the Relationships among Globalization, Democratization and Anti-Corruption" Journal of East Asian Affairs 24-2 (2010), Institute for National Security Strategy (Seoul, Republic of Korea).
“Comparative Studies on Current Situations of Anti-Corruption and Human Rights in Southern Europe, East Asia and Latin America in Perspective of Soft Power” 2010 10th International CISS Millennium Conference Proceedings (Venice, Italy).“Empirical Studies on International Anti-Corruption Situations: Focusing on the Correlations among Globalization, Democratization, and Anti-Corruption” 2010 International Studies Association Annual Conference Proceedings (New Orleans, U.S.A.).
“Security Concerns in Northeast Asia and ROK's Roles” International Area Review 12-3 (2009), Center for the International Area Studies, HUFS (Seoul, Republic of Korea).
“Current Situations and Prospects of the Studies of International Politics in South Korea” 2008 International Studies Association WISC(World International Studies Committee) Conference Proceedings (Ljublanja, Slovenia).
“An Examination on the International Anti-Corruption Issues: Comparison of the Perspectives of South Korea, China, and Japan” 2008 International Studies Association Conference Proceedings (San Francisco, U.S.A.).
"Epidemic Cooperation in Northeast Asia: Focusing on the Cases of SARS and Bird Flu" Korean Journal of Area Studies 24-2 (2006), Korean Association of Area Studies (Seoul, Republic of Korea).“Empirical Comparative Studies on the Corruption of the North and the South” 2006 International Studies Association Conference Proceedings (San Diego, U.S.A.).
“Environmental and Epidemic Cooperation in Northeast Asia: Focusing on the Cases of Yellow Sand, SARS, and Bird Flu” 2005 Korean Association of International Studies International Conference Proceedings (Seoul, Republic of Korea).
“Comparative Studies on the Nuclear Policies of Third World Countries: Focusing on the Cases of India-Pakistan and Brazil-Argentina” 2005 International Studies Association-World International Studies Conference Proceedings (Istanbul, Turkey).
“The U.S. Human Rights Policy to North Korea in Cold War and Post-Cold War Periods” 2005 International Studies Association Conference Proceedings (Hawaii, U.S.A.).
“Empirical Studies on the Relationship between Democracy and Corruption in Cases of East Asia and World” 2004 International Conference Proceedings (Praha University, Czech Republic).
“The Human Rights Foreign Policies: Comparative Studies on the Cases of North Korea and Iraq” 2004 International Studies Association Conference Proceedings (Montreal, Canada).
“An Empirical Comparison of Corruption in Northeast Asia” East Asian Review 16-1 (2004), The Institute for East Asian Studies (Seoul, Republic of Korea).
“The Future of Regional Security Cooperation and Korea's Role” 2003 Annual Conference Proceedings, The Council on U.S.-Korean Security Studies (Washington D.C., U.S.A.).
“Empirical Comparative Studies on the Corruptions of the Northeast Asian Countries” 2003 International Studies Association Conference Proceedings (Portland, U.S.A.).
“NGOs and International Society: Prospects on Their Roles in the 21st Century” Pacific Focus 17-1 (2002), Inha University (Incheon, Republic of Korea).
“Global Anti-Corruption Issues: Empirical Analyses on the Relationships between the Corruption Perception Index of Transparency International and National Socio-economic Situations in East Asia” 2002 International Studies Association Conference Proceedings (New Orleans, U.S.A.).
“The United States-South Korea Trade Relations in the Cold War/Post-Cold War Period: A Re-examination of Hegemonic Stability and Surplus Capacity” Journal of American Studies 33-2 (2001), Korean Association of American Studies (Seoul, Republic of Korea).
“The Roles of Non-Government Organizations in Environmental Policy-Making Processes and Protection Works: A Case Study of South Korea” 2001 Proceedings of The Second Biennial Conference of The Korean Studies Association of Australasia (Melbourne, Australia).
“The United States-South Korea Trade Relations in terms of Hegemonic Stability and Surplus Capacity” 2001 International Conference Proceedings of Yanbian University of Science and Technology (Yanbian, China).
“The United States' Trade Conflict with the Northeast Asian Countries” 1995 American Political Science Association Conference Proceedings (New York, U.S.A.).

(in Korean, Top Korean Journal Publication)

“East Asian Economic Crises and Their Solutions: Comparative Studies on the Cases of South Korea and Malaysia” Korean Political Science Review 36-2 (2002), Korean Political Science Association (Seoul, Republic of Korea)..
“An Analysis on the Empirical Studies in the field of International Politics: Focusing on Korean Political Science Review and Korean Journal of International Relations” Korean Journal of International Relations 41-4 (2001), Korean Association of International Studies (Seoul, Republic of Korea).
“Comparative Studies on Korean Political Science Review and Korean Journal of International Relations: Analysis and Evaluation” Korean Journal of International Relations 38-1 (1998), Korean Association of International Studies (Seoul, Republic of Korea).
“Advent of New International Political Economic Order and Transition into World Democratic Community” Korean Journal of International Relations 36-1 (1996), Korean Association of International Studies (Seoul, Republic of Korea).
“Methods for Probit/Ordered Probit and Event-Count Analyses: Comprehension and Application” Korean Journal of International Relations 35-2 (1996), Korean Association of International Studies (Seoul, Republic of Korea).
“The United States-Northeast Asian Countries’ Trade Relations in terms of the USITC Annual Report” Korean Political Science Review 30-1 (1996), Korean Political Science Association (Seoul, Republic of Korea)..
“The United States-Northeast Asian Countries’ Trade Conflict: An Examination of Hegemonic Stability theory and Surplus Capacity Theory” Korean Journal of International Relations 35-1 (1995), Korean Association of International Studies (Seoul, Republic of Korea).
More than 100 research papers have been presented or published.



Book

(in English)

Six Party Non-Governmental Dialogue in Northeast Asia (2006, co-authored), Seoul: Korean Association of International Relations.

(in Korean)

Contemporary Theories of Foreign Policy (2007, co-authored), Seoul: Myunginmunwhasa.
The Paradox of International Order (2005, co-authored), Seoul: Ingansarang.
Introduction to Contemporary International Relations (2004, co-authored), Seoul: Oreum.
A New Order in Northeast Asia: Economic Cooperation and Regional Security (2004, co-authored), Seoul: Baeksansudang.
Area Studies: Scope and Methods (2002, co-authored), Seoul: Hyungsulchulpansa.
Issues and Tasks in the Studies of 21st Century International Relations (2002, co-authored), Seoul: Bakyoungsa.
Issues and Tasks in Contemporary American Politics (1996, co-authored), Seoul: Chunyewon.
35 co-authored books have been published.

Research Grants & Support

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2019) / Ministry of Science and ICT (2019) / National Research Foundation of Korea (1996-2000-2002-2003-2004-2005-2007- 2008-2012-2013-2014-2015-2016) / Korea Foundation (2013-2019) / Korea Institute of International Economic Policy (2012-2014) / Presidential Office (2010) / Asia Research Fund (2006-2007) / Ministry of Defense (2004) / Asan Foundation (2000) / Ministry of Reunification (1999) / Sunggok Foundation (1997) / Ministry of Education (1996)
More than 40 research grants have been awarded.

Travel Grant & Fellowship & Award

Academic Achievement Award (2004-2005-2006-2007-2008, The Best Award of College of Social Sciences, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies)
International Studies Association Annual Convention Travel Grant (2002, New Orleans)
American Political Science Association Annual Convention Travel Grant (1994, New York)
Global Young Scholar Fellowship (1994, Michigan State University)

Biography

Sang-Hwan Lee is a professor of international relations at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS) who was a Dean of Student Affairs and a President of Research & Industry-University Foundation. He was a Director of Global Politics Institute and a Vice-President of Korean Political Science Association. Also, he was a President of Korean Association of Political Science & Communication. Dr. Lee was an advisory committee member of Presidential Office and joined in an advisory committee of Ministry of Unification. Also, he has worked as an associate editor of International Area Studies Review published by Sage Publication in cooperation with HUFS and PRIO (Peace Research Institute Oslo, Norway) since 2012. He received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University, and has taught at Changwon National University and HUFS since 1997. During the period of 2016-2017, he, as a fulbright senior research program scholar, worked with Asian Studies Center at Michigan State University. Now he is a Dean of Graduate School of Politics, Government & Communication at HUFS and a President of Korean Association of International Studies. His primary research interests are on international political economy, the US-Korea relations, human security, and East Asian Politics. He has published his research papers in Korea Observer, Pacific Focus, International Area Studies Review, Journal of East Asian Affairs, Korean Journal of Area Studies, Journal of American Studies, and etc.