"National Identity and Foreign Policy Attitudes of the South Korean Public"
Wednesday, April 4, 2007
Mershon Center for International Security Studies
1501 Neil Ave., Columbus, OH 43201
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Taehyun Kim is a Visiting Scholar at the Mershon Center for International Security Studies. He teaches at the Graduate School of International Studies, Chung-Ang University, in Seoul, South Korea.
Kim has written scores of articles, in both English and Korean, on such subjects as international relations theory, foreign policy analysis, inter-Korean relations, international relations in East Asia, and other international security issues. His latest writings include "Brother or Enemy? An Analysis of South Korean Mass Public Attitudes toward North Korea" (2000); "Engaging the Estranged: Reciprocity and Cooperation on the Korean Peninsula" (Journal of East Asian Studies, 2003); "The Latest Wave of Anti-Americanism in South Korea: Its Political and Psychological Roots" (Korea and World Affairs, 2004, in Korean); and "More Than Meets the Eye: What North Korean Nuclear Crisis Portends for East Asian Security Order" (Korea Journal, 2006).
Kim has consulted with the South Korean government on foreign policy and national security issues in a number of capacities and currently serves as the director of the Center for Foreign Policy and National Security of the East Asia Institute. He also contributes regularly to major newspapers in South Korea on foreign policy and security issues.
A graduate from Seoul National University 's International Relations Department (B.A., 1981; M.A., 1983), Kim received Ph.D. in political science from The Ohio State University in 1991 with a dissertation on U.S.-Soviet rivalry in the Third World. Before joining Chung-Ang University in 1998, he was Visiting Assistant Professor at University of Florida-Gainesville, Merriam Fellow at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and Senior Fellow and Director for Foreign Policy and Security Studies at the Sejong Institute.
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