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Sunhyuk Kim
(April 2013)


Contact Information

Department of Public Administration
Korea University
Anam-dong, Seongbuk-gu
Seoul 136-701, Korea
Phone: (82-2)3290-2283
Fax: (82-2)925-1751
Email: sunhyukk@korea.ac.kr; sunhyukk@gmail.com

 
Current Position (at Korea University)

Professor, Department of Public Administration, Korea University, Korea.


Education

Ph.D.     : Department of Political Science, Stanford University, USA, June 1996.
              Doctoral Dissertation: From Resistance to Representation: Civil Society in South Korean
              Democratization (Committee: Philippe C. Schmitter (Chair), Larry J. Diamond, Daniel I.
              Okimoto).
M.A.     : Department of Political Science, Stanford University, USA, January 1994.
B.A.      : Department of Economics (summa cum laude), Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea,
              February 1989.


Research and Teaching Interests

Korean politics and foreign policy.
Democratization, civil society, and social movements.
Comparative policy, public management reform, and decentralization.
Korean-US relations, regional integration, and international organizations.

 

 
Professional Positions

1. Korea University

March 2008-present: Professor, Department of Public Administration, Korea University, Korea.
March 2003-February 2008: Associate Professor, Department of Public Administration, Korea University, Korea.
September 2012-present: Member, Committee on Academic Affairs Planning and Administration, Korea University, Korea.
March 2011-present: Member, Deliberative Committee on University-Affiliated Institutions, Korea University, Korea.
June 2011-present: Vice Dean, International Summer Campus, Korea University, Korea.
May 2012-present: Chair, Law and Public Administration Interdisciplinary Major, Korea University, Korea.
September 2003-present: Member, Steering Committee, International Summer Campus, Korea University, Korea.
November 2011-present: Member, Advisory Committee, Korea University Times, Korea University, Korea.
March 2009-August 2013: Director, Brain Korea 21 Education and Research Group for the Asian Public Administration Hub (ERGAPAH) (funded by the Korean government), Korea University, Korea.
December 2011-February 2013: Chair, Committee on Research Planning, Korea University, Korea.
March 2011-February 2013: Member, Committee on Research Planning, Korea University, Korea.
February 2009-January 2013: Member, Committee on Academic Affairs, Graduate School, Korea University, Korea.
February 2009-January 2013: Graduate Director, Department of Public Administration, Korea University, Korea.
October 2008-February 2011: Vice Dean, International Summer Campus, Korea University, Korea.
March 2010-February 2011: Member, Entrance Exam Administration Committee, Korea University, Korea.
August 2007-July 2009: Chair, Department of Public Administration, Korea University, Korea.
February 2008-February 2009: Member, Committee on Academic Affairs Planning, Korea University, Korea.
August 2005-July 2008: Chair, Department of Public Safety and Criminal Justice, Graduate School of Policy Studies, Korea University, Korea.
March 2008-May 2008: Member, Task Force Team for University Development Planning, Korea University, Korea.
November 2007-April 2008: Director, Global Leadership Development Center, Korea University, Korea.
August 2007: Member, Entrance Exam Administration Committee, Korea University, Korea.
May 2004-January 2007: Member, Steering Committee, International Center for Korean Studies (ICKS), Korea University, Korea.
March 2005-November 2006: Program Director, International Summer Campus, Korea University, Korea.
March 2005-February 2006: Member, Entrance Exam Administration Committee, Korea University, Korea.
March 2004-February 2005: Member, Entrance Exam Administration Committee, Korea University, Korea.
March 2004-February 2005: Affiliated Faculty, Division of International Studies, Korea University, Korea.
September 2003-January 2005: Associate Director, Institute of International Education, Korea University, Korea.
September 2002-February 2003: Research Associate Professor, Asiatic Research Center, Korea University, Korea.

2. Other Universities

January-February 2012: Visiting Professor, College of Law, Nihon University, Japan.
February 2010: Short-Term Collaborative Researcher, School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University, Singapore.
August 2006-February 2007: Visiting Scholar, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University, USA.
August 1996-February 2003: Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Southern California, USA.
August 2001-June 2002: Visiting Scholar, Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies, Claremont-McKenna College, USA.
January 2000-August 2000: Visiting Professor, Department of Political Science, State University of New York-Buffalo, USA.
August 1996-August 1998: Assistant Professor, School of International Relations, University of Southern California, USA.
September 1995-June 1996: Resident Fellow, Center for International Security and Arms Control (CISAC), Stanford University, USA.
September 1994-June 1995: Resident Research Assistant, Center for International Security and Arms Control (CISAC), Stanford University, USA.
September 1992-March 1994: Teaching Assistant, Department of Political Science, Stanford University, USA (Worked for Stephen Krasner, Condoleezza Rice, Larry Diamond, Daniel Okimoto, and David Abernethy).

 

 Academic Associations and Editorial Boards

May 2012-present: Executive Committee Chair, Asia-Pacific Society of Public Affairs (APSPA).
January 2012-present: Member, Editorial Committee, Korean Association for Policy Studies (KAPS).
August 2010-present: Editorial Board, Journal of Government and Politics.
June 2008-present: Editorial Board, Journal of Governmental Studies.
September 2007-December 2012: Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Korea Journal.
January 2012-December 2012: Member, Special Committee on International Public Administration Development and Cooperation, Korean Association for Public Administration (KAPA).
January 2011-December 2011: Director, Administrative Committee, Korean Association for Policy Studies (KAPS).
January 2011-December 2011: Director, Special Affairs Committee, Korean Political Science Association (KPSA).
January 2010-December 2010: Director, Research Committee, Korean Association for Policy Studies (KAPS).
January 2010-December 2010: Director, Administrative Committee, Korean Association for Public Administration (KAPA).
January 2010-December 2010: Member, Special Committee on Internationalization, Korean Association for Public Administration (KAPA).
January 2009-December 2010: Member, Editorial Committee, Korean Association for Public Administration (KAPA).
January 2009-December 2009: Director, Research Committee, Korean Political Science Association (KPSA).
January 2009-December 2009: Member, Special Committee on Internationalization, Korean Association for Policy Studies (KAPS).
April 2003-September 2009: Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Asiatic Studies.
June 2009-August 2009: Chair, Sub-Committee on Cultural Affairs, the Organizing Committee of The World Congress for Korean Politics and Society 2009, Korean Political Science Association (KPSA).
April 2006-December 2007: Member, Editorial Board, Korean Social Science Journal.
January 2007-December 2007: Member, Administrative Committee, Korean Political Science Association (KPSA).
March 2004-December 2005: Member, Research Committee, Korean Association for Policy Studies (KAPS).
September 2003-September 2005: Executive Secretary, Association of Korean Political Studies (AKPS).
March 2004-December 2004: Executive Secretary, Special Committee on International Exchange and Cooperation, Korean Association of International Studies (KAIS).
March 2004-December 2004: Member, Special Committee on Associational Affairs and Institutional Reform, Korean Association of International Studies (KAIS).
September 2001-September 2004: Board Member, Association of Korean Political Studies (AKPS).
August 2001-July 2003: Member, Editorial Board, Comparative Korean Studies. Korean Government
August 2005-present: Member, Regulation Review Committee, National Police Agency, Republic ofKorea.
December 2010-present: Member, Advisory and Evaluative Committee, Public Diplomacy Department, Korea Foundation.
May 2011-December 2011: Member, Advisory Committee on International Cooperation, Korea Democracy Foundation.
July 2008-June 2010: Member, Internal Performance Evaluation Committee, Korea Post, Ministry of Knowledge Economy, Republic of Korea.
May 2007-February 2008: Member, Internal Performance Evaluation Committee, Ministry of Information and Communication, Republic of Korea.
March 2006-December 2007: Expert Member, Working Group on Korea’s Vision and Long-Term Budget Strategy, Ministry of Planning and Budget, Republic of Korea.
December 2005-December 2007: Advisory Member, Presidential Committee on Northeast Asian Cooperation Initiative, Republic of Korea.
August 2004-July 2006: Advisory Member, Subcommittee on Korean-Chinese-Japanese Economic Integration, Office of the Ministry for Trade, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of Korea.
July 2004-June 2006: Advisory Member, Subcommittee on Administrative Reform, Presidential Committee on Government Innovation and Decentralization, Republic of Korea.
September 2004-September 2005: Expert Member, Subcommittee on Strategic Planning, Presidential Committee on Northeast Asian Cooperation Initiative, Republic of Korea.
February 2005-May 2005: Member, Drafting Committee, Seoul Declaration Presented at the 6th Global Forum on Reinventing Government, Republic of Korea.
 

Others

February 2007-May 2009: Director, Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD), East Asia Institute (EAI).
May 2005-February 2007: Director, Center for Decentralization, East Asia Institute (EAI).
March 2005-September 2005: Associate Director, Korea National Strategy Institute (KNSI).
November 2003-September 2004: Research Fellow, Korea Institute for Future Strategies (KIFS).
June 2000-November 2001: Research Director, The Reshaping of Korea, Pacific Council on International Policy, USA.
 

 

Honors and Awards

Faculty Research Grant, Korea University, Korea, 2012-2013 (Project Title: Whither the Developmental State in East Asia?: Changes in Public Management Processes).
Policy Research Grant, Ministry of Knowledge Economy, Korea, 2010-2011 (Project Title: Analysis of Economic Policies of Major Industrial Countries and Implications for Korea).
Policy Research Grant, National Assembly, Korea, 2011 (Project Title: Improving the Quality of News Coverage of the National Assembly).
Grant for Excellent Research Papers Published in 2010 (Paper Title: “Collaborative Governance in South Korea: Citizen Participation in Policymaking and Welfare Service Provision”), Korea Research Foundation.
Policy Research Grant, Food and Drug Administration, Korea, 2010 (Project Title: Improving Food and Drug Safety Management in Korea).
Short-Term Research Collaboration Programme, Singapore Management University, Singapore, 2010 (Project Title: Comparing Public Sector Reforms in Europe and Asia).
Research Grant, National Election Commission, Korea, 2009-2010 (Project Title: Building a Social Consensus on the Introduction of e-Voting in Korea).
Research Grant, National Assembly, Korea, 2009 (Project Title: Promoting Communication between the National Assembly and Civil Society).
Faculty Research Grant, Korea University, Korea, 2009-2010 (Project Title: Policy Challenges in a Globalizing World).
Research Grant, Korea Institute of Public Administration, Korea, 2006 (Project Title: Management of and Governmental Support for Civil Society Organizations in Korea).
Research Grant, Governors’ Association of Korea, Korea, 2005-2006 (Project Title: Restructuring Inter-Governmental Relations and Constitutional Revision in Korea).
Faculty Research Grant, Korea University, Korea, 2006-2007 (Project Title: Citizen Participation and Democracy).
Freeman Foundation Fellowship to Attend Salzburg Seminar Session 425, “The European Union: Challenges of Integration and Expansion,” Convened in Salzburg, Austria, June 29-July 4, 2005.
Grant for Collaborative Research, Korea Research Foundation, Korea, 2003-2005 (Project Title: Democratic Consolidation and Civil Society in Korea: Collective Action and Contentious Politics; in collaboration with Byung-Kook Kim at Korea University and Grzegorz Ekiert at Harvard University).
Best Teacher’s Award for Fall 2003, February 2004, College of Political Science and Economics, Korea University.
Faculty Research Grant, Korea University, Korea, 2003-2004 (Project Title: Toward an Integrative Understanding of Global Governance and National Governance).
College Faculty Development Award, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, University of Southern California, USA, 2001-2002.
Research Travel Grant, Northeast Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies, USA, May 2001 (Project Title: Democratization, Economic Restructuring, and Labor Politics in South Korea).
College Faculty Development Account, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, University of Southern California, USA, 2000-2001.
Faculty Research Assistance, Center for International Studies, University of Southern California, USA, 1999-2000.
College Faculty Research Account, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, University of Southern California, USA, 1999-2000.
Summer Studies Program in Korea, Institute for Far Eastern Studies, Kyungnam University, Seoul, Korea, Summer 1999.
East Asian Research Grant, University of Southern California, USA, 1998-1999 (Project Title: Democratic Consolidation and Economic Crisis in South Korea).
James H. Zumberge Research Grant, University of Southern California, USA, 1998-1999 (Project Title: Democratizing East Asian Dragons: Democratic Transition and Consolidation in South Korea and Taiwan in Comparative Perspective).
Research Travel Grant, Northeast Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies, USA, August 1997 (Project Title: Deciphering the Democratic Transition: Pro-Democracy Movement in South Korea, 1988-1989).
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Resident Fellowship, MacArthur Foundation
Consortium on International Peace and Cooperation, Center for International Security and Arms Control (CISAC), Stanford University, USA, 1995-1996.
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Research Assistantship, MacArthur Foundation
Consortium on International Peace and Cooperation, Center for International Security and Arms Control, Stanford University, USA, 1994-1995.
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Travel and Conference Grant, MacArthur Foundation
Consortium on International Peace and Cooperation, Center for International Security and Arms Control, Stanford University, USA, 1994.
Teaching Assistantships, Department of Political Science, Stanford University, USA, 1992-1994.
Graduate Fellowship, Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies, Seoul, Korea, 1990-1992.
University President’s Award, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 1989.
Undergraduate Fellowship, Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies, Seoul, Korea, 1987-1989.
University Fellowship for Honor Students, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 1987-1989.
Jungsoo Scholarship for Honor Students, Jungsoo Foundation, Seoul, Korea, 1986-1989.
Grand Prize, Nationwide University Student English Speech and Panel Discussion Contest on International Peace, Graduate Institute of Peace Studies, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea, 1988.


Publications
 

Books
 

Economic Crisis and Dual Transition in Korea: A Case Study in Comparative Perspective (with Doh Chull Shin) (Seoul: Seoul National University Press, 2004) (Selected as a “Recommended Academic Book of the Year 2004” by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Korea).
The Politics of Democratization in Korea: The Role of Civil Society (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2000).
 

Edited Book
 

Constitutional Reform and Decentralization: A Road to Democratic Deepening (in Korean; with Byung-Sun Choi) (Seoul: East Asia Institute, 2007) (Selected as an “Outstanding Academic Book of the Year 2008” by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Korea).
 

Journal Articles
 

“Civil Society and Local Activism in South Korea’s Local Democratization” (with Yooil Bae), Democratization, Vol. 20, No. 2 (April 2013), pp. 260-286.
“‘Contentious Democracy’ in South Korea: An Active Civil Society and Ineffectual Political Parties,” Taiwan Journal of Democracy, Vol. 8, No. 2 (December 2012), pp. 51-61.
“Solidarity as a Unifying Idea in Building an East Asian Community: Toward an Ethos of Collective Responsibility” (with Hans Schattle), Pacific Review, Vol. 25, No. 4 (September 2012), pp. 473-494.
“Quality of Government (QoG) and Civil Society (in Korean),” Journal of Governmental Studies, Vol. 17, No. 3 (Winter 2011), pp. 49-78.
“Globalization and National Responses: The Case of Korea,” International Review of Public Administration, 16(2) (August 2011), pp. 165-179.
“‘Dynamics of Contention’ in Democratic Korea: The Role of Anti-Americanism” (with Eun Sun Lee), Korea Journal, 51(2) (Summer 2011), pp. 229-255.
“The Dynamics of Welfare Policy-Making in South Korea: Social Movements as Policy Entrepreneurs” (with Antonio Fiori), Asian Social Work and Policy Review, Vol. 5, No. 2 (June 2011), pp. 61-78.
“Toward a New Framework for Manifesto Evaluation: Using the Manifesto Portfolio and Positioning (MPP) Model to Evaluate Local Election Candidates’ Promises (in Korean)” (with Jiho Jang, Jiwoong Yoon, and Kun Yoon), Korean Journal of Legislative Studies, Vol. 16, No. 3 (December 2010), pp. 5-38.
“Social Dialogue and Industrial Relations in South Korea: Has the Tripartite Commission Been Successful?” (with Chonghee Han and Jiho Jang), Asia Pacific Viewpoint, Vol. 51, No. 3 (December 2010), pp. 288-303.
“Collaborative Governance in South Korea: Citizen Participation in Policymaking and Welfare Service Provision,” Asian Perspective, Vol. 34, No. 3 (September 2010), pp. 165-190.
“Contextualizing the Meaning of Public Management Reforms: A Comparison of the Netherlands and South Korea” (with Taco Brandsen), International Review of Administrative Sciences, Vol. 76, No. 2 (June 2010), pp. 367-386.
“Advocacy Coalitions in Regulating Big Business in South Korea: Change of Chaebol’s Holding Company Policy” (with Jiho Jang and Chonghee Han), Korea Observer, Vol. 41, No. 2 (Summer 2010), pp. 161-188.
“Toward Theoretical Deepening and Expansion of the Study of Civil Society in Public Administration: Coproduction and Interest Intermediation (in Korean)” (with Chang-Nam Kim), Journal of Governmental Studies, Vol. 15, No. 3 (Winter 2009), pp. 241-277.
“Civic Engagement and Democracy in South Korea,” Korea Observer, Vol. 40, No. 1 (Spring 2009), pp. 1-26.
“Civil Society in New Democracies: Theoretical Reflections on Major Issues in Comparative Democratization (in Korean),” Social Science Research, Vol. 34, No. 3 (December 2008): 61- 80.
“State-Society Relations in South Korea after Democratization: Is the Strong State Defunct?” (with Chonghee Han and Jiho Jang), Pacific Focus, Vol. 23, No. 2 (August 2008): 252-270.
“Globalization and Public Administration: Theoretical Reflections and Policy Implications (in Korean),” Korean Public Administration Review, Vol. 42, No. 1 (Spring 2008), pp. 7-25.
“Democratic Consolidation and Civil Society in Korea: Continuities and Changes in the Politics of Protest (in Korean)” (with Byung-Kook Kim and Grzegorz Ekiert), Journal of Asiatic Studies, Vol. 50, No. 3 (September 2007), pp. 128-148.
“Changes in Budgetary Policy during the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Republics of Korea: The Relevance of Policy Evolution (in Korean)” (with Jae Dong Jeong and Tae Heon Jeong), Korean Policy Science Review, Vol. 11, No. 2 (June 2007), pp. 251-275.
“How to Deal with South Korea” (with Wonhyuk Lim), The Washington Quarterly Vol. 30, No. 2 (Spring 2007), pp. 71-82.
“Civil Society and Local Democracy,” Korea Journal, Vol. 46, No. 4 (Winter 2006), pp. 62-86.
“The Roh Moo-hyun Government in Confusion, the Progressive Movement in Crisis, and the Future of Korean Democracy in Doubt (in Korean),” Hwanghae munhwa [Hwanghae Review] 53 (Winter 2006), pp. 12-34.
“Democratization and Civil Society’s Protest against Government: Unconventional Participation and ‘New Governance’ in Korea (in Korean)” (with Byung-Kook Kim, Grzegorz Ekiert, and Won-Chil Chung), Korea Public Administration Journal, Vol. 15, No. 3 (October 2006), pp. 249-270.
“Institutions, Interests, and Ideas as Determinants of Public Policy: A Comparative Analysis of GMO Labeling Policies in the E.U., South Korea, and the U.S. (in Korean)” (with Seongeun Cho), Korean Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 44, No. 3 (October 2006), pp. 121-152.
“Theoretical Foundations of Korea’s New Foreign Policy: Beyond the Korean Version of ‘Realism’ (in Korean),” Journal of Asiatic Studies, Vol. 48, No. 3 (September 2005), pp. 107-135.
“The Experience of European Integration and Potential for Northeast Asian Integration” (with Philippe C. Schmitter), Asian Perspective, Vol. 29, No. 2 (2005), pp. 5-39.
“Designing Institutions for Regional Integration in Northeast Asia (in Korean),” Journal of Governmental Studies, Vol. 11, No. 1 (June 2005), pp. 9-39.
“New Asian Regionalism and the United States: Constructing Regional Identity and Interest in the Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion” (with Yong Wook Lee), Pacific Focus, Vol. 19, No. 2 (Fall 2004), pp. 185-231.
“Reflections on the Present and the Future of Comparative Public Policy: New Institutionalism, Social Constructivism, and New Comparative Public Administration (in Korean),” Korean Policy Studies Review, Vol. 13, No. 3 (2004), pp. 259-278.
“Democratization, Economic Liberalization, and Labor Politics: Mexico and Korea“ (with Nora Hamilton), Comparative Sociology, Vol. 3, No. 1 (2004), pp. 67-91.
“International Administration and Supranational Governance (in Korean),” Korean Public Administration Review, Vol. 38, No. 2 (April 2004), pp. 87-102.
“Civil Society: Implications for Public Administration (in Korean),” Korean Public Administration Review, Vol. 37, No. 4 (Winter 2003), pp. 39-56.
“The Politics of Economic Recovery in South Korea: A Comparative Perspective,” Pacific Focus, Vol. 17, No. 1 (Spring 2002), pp. 29-45.
“Researching and Teaching Korean Politics in the United States,” Comparative Korean Studies, Vol. 8 (June 2001), pp. 189-199.
“The Political Origins of South Korea’s Economic Crisis: Is Democratization to Blame?” Democratization, Vol. 7, No. 4 (Winter 2000), pp. 81-103.
“Democratization and Environmentalism: South Korea and Taiwan in Comparative Perspective,” Journal of Asian and African Studies, Vol. 35, No. 3 (2000), pp. 287-302.
“The Politics of Reform in South Korea: The First Year of the Kim Dae Jung Government, 1998-1999,” Asian Perspective, Vol. 24, No. 1 (2000), pp. 163-185.
“Civil Society and Democratization in South Korea,” Korea Journal, Vol. 38, No. 2 (Summer 1998), pp. 214-236.
“State and Civil Society in South Korea’s Democratic Consolidation: Is the Battle Really Over?” Asian Survey, Vol. 37, No. 12 (December 1997), pp. 1135-1144.
“Civil Society in South Korea: From Grand Democracy Movements to Petty Interest Groups?” The Journal of Northeast Asian Studies, Vol. 15, No. 2 (Summer 1996), pp. 81-97.
 

Book Chapters
 

“South Korea: The Puzzle of Two Transitions” (with A. David Adesnik), in Kathryn Stoner-Weiss and Michael McFaul, eds., Transitions to Democracy: A Comparative Perspective (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013), pp. 266-289.
“Civil Society during the Roh Tae Woo Government (in Korean),” in Won-Taek Kang, ed.,Reconsidering the Roh Tae Woo Era (Seoul: Nanam, 2012), pp. 99-131.
“Democratization and Social Movements in South Korea: A Civil Society Perspective,” in Jeffrey Broadbent and Vicky Brockman, eds., East Asian Social Movements: Power, Protest and Change in a Dynamic Region (New York: Springer, 2010), pp. 141-156.
“Changing Demands for Public Administration and Policy Challenges: Social Issues,” Ho Jin Choi, Ji Beom Jeong, Gyeong Don Park, and Dong Jin Lim, eds., The Future of Public Administration in Korea (Seoul: Beobmunsa, 2008), pp. 225-259.
“Local Autonomy and Decentralization: A Comparative Analysis of Eleven Constitutions (in Korean)” (with Won-Chil Chung), in Byung-Sun Choi and Sunhyuk Kim, eds., Constitutional Reform and Decentralization: A Road to Democratic Deepening (Seoul: East Asia Institute, 2007), pp. 169-202.
“Decentralization and Constitutional Reform: A Comparative Analysis of France, Italy, and Germany (in Korean)” (with Won-Chil Chung), in Byung-Sun Choi and Sunhyuk Kim, eds., Constitutional Reform and Decentralization: A Road to Democratic Deepening (Seoul: East Asia Institute, 2007), pp. 203-246.
“Political Trust, Institutional Reform, and Democratic Deepening in Korea,” in S. Philip Hsu and Chang-Ling Huang, eds., Political Challenges and Democratic Institutions: International and Taiwan’s Perspectives (Taipei, Taiwan: Taiwan Foundation for Democracy, 2007), pp. 3-21.
“Forecasting South Korean Politics in 2030 (in Korean),” in Sang-In Jun, ed., Korea in 2030 (Seoul, Korea: Ecolibre, 2006), pp. 15-56.
“Powershift in Comparative Perspective (in Korean),” in Gil-Sung Park and Joon Han, et al., Powershift in Korea (Seoul, Korea: Good Information Press, 2006), pp. 85-123.
“Discourses on Democracy and Political Reform in Contemporary South Korea,” in Claudia Derichs and Thomas Heberer, eds., The Power of Ideas: Intellectual Input and Political Change in East and Southeast Asia (Franseweg, the Netherlands: NIAS Press, 2006), pp. 98-114.
“South Korea: Confrontational Legacy and Democratic Contributions,” in Muthiah Alagappa, ed., Civil Society and Political Change in Asia: Expanding and Contracting Democratic Space (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2004), pp. 138-163.
“Postwar Reconstruction in Korea: Limits and Promises of Its Generalization,” in Nassrine Azimi, Matt Fuller, and Hiroko Nakayama, eds., Post-Conflict Reconstruction (New York: United Nations, 2003), pp. 85-94.
“Civil Society in Democratizing Korea,” in Samuel S. Kim, ed., Korea’s Democratization (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003), pp. 81-106.
“Party Politics in South Korea,” in Chung-in Moon and David I. Steinberg, eds., Korea in Transition: Three Years under the Kim Dae-jung Government (Seoul, Korea: Yonsei University Press, 2002), pp. 45-66.
“Civil Society and Democratization,” in Charles K. Armstrong, ed., Korean Society: Civil Society, Democracy, and the State (New York: Routledge, 2002), pp. 92-108.
“The Politics of Dual Transition in South Korea: Economic Restructuring and Democratic Deepening,” in Seung-ho Joo and Tae-hwan Kwak, eds., Korea in the 21st Century (Huntington, NY: Nova, 2001), pp. 3-18.
“Korea: The Politics of Three Transitions,” Korea Economic Institute of America, ed., The Political Economy of Korean Reconciliation and Reform (Washington, DC: KEIA, 2001), pp. 110-120.
“Civic Mobilization for Democratic Reform,” in Larry Diamond and Doh Chull Shin, eds., Institutional Reform and Democratic Consolidation in Korea (Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 2000), pp. 279-303.
“Patronage Politics as an Obstacle to Democracy in South Korea: Regional Networks and Democratic Consolidation,” in Howard Handelman and Mark Tessler, eds., Democracy and Its Limits: Lessons from Asia, Latin America and the Middle East (Notre Dame: University of Notre
Dame Press, 1999), pp. 115-129.
 

Work in Progress

The Logic of Civil Society in New Democracies (with Grzegorz Ekiert at Harvard University, Jan Kubik at Rutgers University, Jason Wittenberg at UC Berkeley, Chin-en Wu at Academia Sinica, Yun-han Chu at the National Taiwan University, Bela Greskovits at Central European University, and Michal Wenzel at Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities).


Book Reviews

Review of Government and Non-Governmental Organizations by Junki Kim (in Korean), Social Science Commentary, Vol. 26 (2006), pp. 1-19.
Review of Crony Capitalism: Corruption and Development in South Korea and the Philippines by David C. Kang, Perspectives on Politics, Vol. 1, No. 3 (September 2003), pp. 622-623.
Review of After Development: The Transformation of the Korean Presidency and Bureaucracy by Sung Deuk Hahm and L. Christopher Plein, American Political Science Review, Vol. 93, No. 4 (December 1999), pp. 997-998.

 


Conference Presentations and Invited Lectures (Past 5 Years Only) 

 

 2013

“Reflecting on the First Quarter Century after South Korea’s Transition to Democracy: Ongoing Debates and Remaining Challenges,” To Be Presented at the 8th International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS 8), Macao, China, June 24-27, 2013.
“Emerging Patterns of Supranational Policymaking: The Case of East Asia,” To Be Presented at the International Workshop on “Public Administration in the Context of Global Governance,”
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, New York City, New York, USA, June 13-14, 2013.
“Civil Society and Regionalism in East Asia” (with Antonio Fiori), To Be Presented at the International Symposium on “Building Regions from Below: Regional Integration and Civil Society from Europe to the Rest of the World,” Pretoria, South Africa, May 20-22, 2013.
“The Role of Reconciliation in Regional Community Building: Evaluating the Impact of Political Leadership, Civil Society, and External Actors in Europe and Northeast Asia” (with Hans Schattle), To Be Presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association (ISA), San Francisco, California, USA, April 3-6, 2013.
“Administrative Reform in South Korea: New Public Management and the ‘Orthodox Paradox’“ (with Chonghee Han), Presented at the 3rd International Conference on Public Organization (ICONPO), Bali, Indonesia, February 21, 2013.
 

2012
 

“An Exploratory Model of Antecedents and Consequences of Public Trust in Government” (with Sang Ok Choi), Presented at the IIAS (International Institute of Administrative Sciences) Study Group Workshop on “Trust in Public Administration and Citizen Attitudes,” Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, December 11-12, 2012.
“Transformation of Civil Society in South Korea after Democratization: From Advocacy Groups to Policy Think Tanks” (with Kyungmin Lee), To Be Presented at the 6th Asian Political and International Studies Association (APISA) Congress, Hong Kong, China, November 30-December 1, 2012.
“Exploring the Domestic Dimension of Korea’s Public Diplomacy: The Current Status and Policy Prescriptions,” Presented at the International Conference on “Culture and Public Diplomacy,” Korean Association of International Studies (KAIS), Seoul, Korea, October 30-31, 2012.
“Soft Power and Public Diplomacy,” Presented at the Conference on Grand National Strategy, Institute of Korean Studies (IKS), Seoul, Korea, May 18, 2012.
“Public Administration Research and Teaching in Korea,” Presented in the Plenary Roundtable of the 2nd International Conference on Public Organization (ICONPO), Korea University, Seoul, Korea, May 11, 2012.
“NGOs and Social Protection in East Asia: Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia, and Vietnam,” Presented at the 6th Workshop on Social Protection in East Asia (SPEA), Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, April 27-28, 2012.
“Government Reform as Governance Movement in Korea: Can Governance Eclipse Government?” (with Chonghee Han), Presented at the Asian Public Administration Forum (APAF), Kwangwoon University, Seoul, Korea, April 20, 2012.
“The Role of Reconciliation and Community Building: Europe and East Asia” (with Hans Schattle), Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association (WPSA), Portland, Oregon, USA, March 22-24, 2012.
“Administrative Reform in South Korea: Changes in the Nature of the Bureaucracy and State Capacity” (with Chonghee Han), Presented at the 2012 EROPA (Eastern Regional Organization for Public Administration) Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, February 19-23, 2012.
“Bureaucratic Reform and State Capacity: The Case of South Korea” (with Chonghee Han), Presented at the 2012 Annual Conference of AAPA (Asian Association for Public Administration), Hong Kong, China, February 10-11, 2012.
“Democracy, Civil Society, and Popular Protest in South Korea,” Presented at University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan, January 31, 2012.
“Korea, East Asia, and the World: Democracy, Solidarity, and Globalization,” Presented at Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan, January 27, 2012.
“Civil Society and Grassroots Politics in Korea,” Presented at the International Conference on “A Liberal Challenge?: Civil Society and Grassroots Politics in New Democracies, Authoritarian and Hybrid Regimes,” Co-organized by the Harvard-Yenching Institute and the Department of Public Administration, Korea University, Seoul, Korea, January 6, 2012.
 

2011
 

“Social Enterprise and Government: The Case of South Korea” (with Eun Sun Lee), Presented at the 7th ISTR (International Society for the Third Sector Research) Asia Pacific Regional Conference, Bali, Indonesia, November 24-26, 2011.
“Social Capital: Definitions and Preceding Works,” Presented at the 2011 Asia Science Seminar on
“Social Capital and Community in the East Asia,” Tokyo, Japan, September 14-17, 2011.
“Different Roles of NGOs in Social Protection in East Asia,” Presented at the Annual Conference of the ISA (International Sociological Association) RC19 (Poverty, Social Welfare and Social Policy) on “Production, Reproduction and Protecton in the Welfare State,” Seoul, Korea, August 25-27, 2011.
“The Jasmine Revolution and the Persistent Non-transition in North Korea” (with Antonio Fiori), Presented at the 2011 World Congress for Korean Politics and Society and the Annual Summer Meeting of the Korean Political Science Association (KPSA), Incheon, Korea, August 23-25, 2011.
“NGOs and Social Protection in East Asia: Building a Comparative Framework,” Presented at the 2011 ILO (International Labour Organization) RDW (Regulating for Decent Work) Network’s Conference on “Regulating for a Fair Recovery,” Geneva, Switzerland, July 6-8, 2011.
“Developmental Policy Conflicts in India: The Case of POSCO-Orissa” (with Younghee Cho), Presented at the Annual Summer Meeting of the Korean Association for Public Administration (KAPA), Daejeon, Korea, June 24-25, 2011.
“Quality of Government (QoG) and Civil Society,” Presented at the Annual Summer Meeting of the Korean Association for Public Administration (KAPA), Daejeon, Korea, June 24-25, 2011.
“Deploying the Idea of Solidarity in the Formation of an East Asian Community” (with Hans Schattle), Presented at the 2011 Biennial Conference of the European Union Studies Association (EUSA), Boston, Massachusetts, USA, March 3-5, 2011.
“Globalization and Policy Change: The Case of Korea,” Presented at the International Conference on Public Organization, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, January 21-22, 2011.
 

2010
 

“Civil Society and Contentious Democracy in South Korea,” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA), Washington, D.C., USA, September 2-5, 2010.
“Political Conflicts and the Prospect of Democracy in Thailand,” Presented at the Annual Summer Meeting of the Korean Association for Public Administration (KAPA), Chungju, Korea, June 25-26, 2010.
“Deploying the Idea of Solidarity in the Formation of an East Asian Community” (with Hans Schattle), Presented at the International Conference on “Towards an East Asian Community: Why and How?” Graduate School of International and Area Studies, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, Korea, June 3, 2010.
“Evaluating Party Platforms and Electoral Pledges: A Comparison of Major Democracies and Implications for South Korea,” Presented at the Annual Spring Meeting of the Korean Association for Policy Studies (KAPS), Seoul, Korea, April 16, 2010.
“Comparing Public Sector Reforms in Europe and Asia,” Presented at the School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University, Singapore, February 19, 2010.
 

2009
 

“Building a Social Consensus on the Introduction of e-Voting in Korea” (with Byung-O Min, Jeong-Jin Lee, and Sang-Shin Lee), Presented at the Annual Winter Meeting of the Korean Political Science Association (KPSA), Seoul, Korea, December 4-5, 2009.
“Government Funding and NPOs’ Political Activity in New Democracies: The Case of South Korea” (with Jaeho Yeom, Hyungjoo Song, and Jinyoung Kim), Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), Cleveland, Ohio, USA, November 19-21, 2009.
“Democracy and Civil Society in Korea: A Reappraisal,” Presented at Il Dipartimento di Politica, Istituzioni, Storia, Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italy, October 20, 2009.
“Public Policy Challenges in a Globalizing World,” Presented at the International Conference on “The State, Development, and Poverty Reduction,” UNRISD and Graduate School of Public Administration, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, September 28-29, 2009.
“The Dynamics of Welfare Policy-Making in South Korea: Social Movements as Policy Entrepreneurs” (with Antonio Fiori), Presented at the 23rd Convention of La Società Italiana di Scienza Politica, Rome, Italy, September 17-19, 2009.
“Popular Protest and Democratic Consolidation in South Korea,” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA), Toronto, Canada, September 3-6, 2009.
“The Dynamics of Welfare Policy-Making in South Korea: Social Movements as Policy Entrepreneurs” (with Antonio Fiori), Presented at the World Congress for Korean Politics and Society and the Annual Summer Meeting of the Korean Political Science Association (KPSA), Seoul, Korea, August 20-22, 2009.
“On Communication of the Korean National Assembly” (with Jiho Jang and Jiwoong Yoon), Presented at the World Congress for Korean Politics and Society and the Annual Summer Meeting of the Korean Political Science Association (KPSA), Seoul, Korea, August 20-22, 2009.
“Environmental Protest and Policy Change in Korea” (with Seongeun Cho), Presented at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) International Conference on “Environmental Policy: A Multinational Conference on Policy Analysis and Teaching Methods,” Seoul, Korea, June 11-13, 2009.
“Democratization and Civil Society in South Korea,” Presented at the International Conference on “The Logic of Civil Society in New Democracies: East Asia and East Europe,” Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, June 5-7, 2009.
“Civil Society and Government in Welfare Policymaking in Korea” (with Antonio Fiori), Presented at World Civic Forum 2009, “Building Our Humanitarian Planet,” Seoul, Korea, May 5-8, 2009.
“Internal and External Communication of the Korean National Assembly” (with Jiho Jang and Jiwoong Yoon), Presented at the Annual Spring Meeting of the Korean Political Science Association (KPSA), Seoul, Korea, April 24-25, 2009.
“If At First You Don’t Succeed: The Puzzle of South Korea’s Democratic Transition” (with David Adesnik), Presented at the 2nd International Workshop on “Evaluating International Influences on Democratic Development,” The Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL), Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA, March 5-6, 2009.
 

2008
 

“Civic Engagement and Democracy in South Korea,” Presented at the International Conference on “Korea at the Crossroads: The Challenges and Prospects,” The Institute of Korean Studies, Seoul, Korea, November 17, 2008.
“The Logic of Civil Society in Post-Transitional South Korea: An Overview,” Presented at the International Workshop on “The Logic of Civil Society in New Democracies: Hungary, Poland, South Korea and Taiwan,” The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, May 2-4, 2008.
“The ‘Dynamics of Contention’ in Post-Transitional Korea: The Pivotal Role of Anti-Americanism” (with Eun Sun Lee), Presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association (ISA), San Francisco, California, USA, March 26-29, 2008.
“The Politics of Constructing and Implementing New Public Management Reforms: A Comparison of the Netherlands and South Korea” (with Taco Brandsen), Presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM), Brisbane, Australia, March 26-28, 2008.
“Globalization and Public Administration: Theoretical Reflections and Policy Implications (in Korean),” Presented at the Special Workshop on “Globalization and Public Administration,” Korean Association for Public Administration, Seoul, Korea, January 24, 2008.
 

2007
 

“The New Government and Civil Society: Conditions for ‘Collaborative Governance’ (in Korean),” Presented at the Symposium on “Conditions for A Creative Leadership: Roles and Tasks of the Transition Committee for the New Government,” The Hope Institute, Seoul, Korea, December 27, 2007.
“The 2007 Korean Presidential Election: A Postmortem,” Presented at the International Workshop on “Democracy and Regional Development in Asia,” The 16th Taipei-Seoul Forum, Taipei, Taiwan, December 21-22, 2007.
“International Influences and Democratization in South Korea” (with David Adesnik), Presented at the 1st International Workshop on “Evaluating International Influences on Democratic Development,” The Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL), Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA, October 25-26, 2007.
“Democratic Consolidation and Social Protest in Korea,” Presented at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA, October 24, 2007.
“Civic Participation and Democratic Governance in Korea,” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Political Science Association (IPSA) RC27 (Structure and Organization of Government) on “Governance Crisis in Comparative Perspective,” Korea University, Seoul, Korea, October 11-12, 2007.
“Emerging Patterns of Co-Production in South Korea: Strengthening Democracy and Constructing (Not Complementing) a Welfare State” (with Jeongwon Kim), Presented at the Annual Meeting of the European Group of Public Administration (EGPA), Madrid, Spain, September 19-22, 2007.
“Protest and Democracy in South Korea,” Presented at the World Congress for Korean Studies and the Annual Summer Meeting of the Korean Political Science Association (KPSA), Pusan, Korea, August 23-25, 2007.
“Citizen Participation, Popular Protest, and Democratic Consolidation in South Korea,” Presented at the International Conference on “After the Third Wave: Problems and Challenges for the New Democracies,” Taiwan Thinktank, Taipei, Taiwan, August 13-14, 2007.
“Civil Society-Government Collaboration in South Korea: Types, Cases, and Implications” (with Chang-soo Heo), Presented at the International Conference on “Civil Society Development and Local Government Innovations,” Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, May 29-30, 2007.
“Regionalization in Europe and Asia: Divergent Paths or Distinct Finalities?” Presented at the International Workshop of EU-NESCA on “Regional Integration in Europe and Asia and Regional Blocs: Legal, Economic, and Political Perspectives,” Korea University, Korea, May 18-19, 2007.


Teaching Experience


Undergraduate Courses

Democracy and Public Administration, Department of Public Administration, Korea University, Korea.
Government and Civil Society, Department of Public Administration, Korea University, Korea.
NGOs and Civic Engagement, Department of Public Administration, Korea University, Korea.
Comparative Government, Department of Public Administration, Korea University, Korea.
Comparative Public Administration, Department of Public Administration, Korea University, Korea.
Public Administration and Policymaking in Europe, Department of Public Administration, Korea University, Korea.
Supranational Governance, Department of Public Administration, Korea University, Korea.
Principles of Public Administration, Department of Public Administration, Korea University, Korea.
Civil Society and Government, General Education Course, Korea University, Korea.
Governance and Public Policy, General Education Course, Korea University, Korea.
Politics and Foreign Policy of Korea, International Summer Campus, Korea University, Korea.
Politics and Public Policy in Korea, International Summer Campus, Korea University, Korea.
Politics of East Asia, Department of Political Science, University of Southern California, USA.
Contemporary Issues in U.S.-East Asian Relations, School of International Relations, University of Southern California, USA.
Honors Class: Political and Socio-Economic Changes in Asia, Department of Political Science, University of Southern California, USA.
Asian Political Thought, Department of Political Science, University of Southern California, USA.
East Asian Societies, East Asian Studies Center, University of Southern California, USA.
 

Graduate Seminar Courses
 

Comparative Public Administration and Policy, Department of Public Administration, Korea University, Korea.
Supranational Governance and Foreign Policy, Department of Public Administration, Korea University, Korea.
Civil Society and Government, Department of Public Administration, Korea University, Korea.
Civil Society and Democracy, Department of Public Administration, Korea University, Korea.
Comparative Politics, Department of Political Science, University of Southern California, USA.
Seminar in Problems of Comparative Politics: Economic and Political Transitions, Department of Political Science, University of Southern California, USA.
Critical Issues in Comparative Democratization, School of International Relations, University of Southern California, USA.
Seminar in East Asian Politics, Department of Political Science, University of Southern California, USA.
 

Teaching Assistantships
 

The Role of the Military in Politics (for Condoleezza Rice, Stanford University, USA).
International Politics (for Stephen Krasner, Stanford University, USA).
The Social Foundations of Democracy (for Larry Diamond, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, USA).
Colonialism and Nationalism in the Third World (for David Abernethy, Stanford University, USA).
Japanese Foreign Policy (for Daniel Okimoto, Stanford University, USA).