FACULTY
Kim, Sung-han

Kim, Sung-han

Kim, Sung-han

Professor
Ph.D., University of Texas (Austin) (1992)
Int’l Relations
#542 Int’l Studies Hall
ksunghan@korea.ac.kr
02- 3290-2425

 

Sung-han Kim (Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin) is a Dean and Professor of International Relations at the Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS) / Division of International Studies (DIS) and director of Ilmin International Relations Institute, Korea University as of March 2017. He served as a Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 2012-2013. He was a professor from 1994 to 2007 at the Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security (IFANS), Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade. In 2013-2014, Dr. Kim was the Chair of World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on WMD. He is now the President of the Korean National Committee of CSCAP (Council on Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific) after having completed his service as a Vice President of the Korean Association of International Studies; President of Korean Association of American Politics (KAAP); and Chairman of the Vision Council for the ROK-U.S. Security Policy Initiative. After the North Korean military attack to the Cheonan naval corvette in March 2010, he served as a member of the Presidential Commission for National Security Review (May – August 2010) and the Presidential Commission for Defense Reform (July – December 2010). His recent contributed articles to scholarly journals include “From Blood Alliance to Strategic Alliance” (Korean Journal of Defense Analysis), “The End of Humanitarian Intervention?” (Orbis), and “The Day After: ROK-U.S. Cooperation for Korean Unification” (The Washington Quarterly). He may be contacted through ksunghan@korea.ac.kr.