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Chaesung Chun
Seoul National University 
Chun, Chaesung is an associate professor in the department of international relations at Seoul National University.


His research and teaching interests include diplomatic history, international relations theory and thoughts, security studies and East Asian relations.


In the previous academic years, Professor Chun served as an instructor at Northwestern University, lecturer in Sungkyungkwan and Chungang Universities, and assistant professor at Sookmyung Women’s University.


Professor Chun is also the Executive Director of Korean Association of International Studies, and a member of Advisory Committee to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.


He published numerous research works in a wide range of journals such as Journal of International and Area Studies, National Strategy, UNESCO Korean Journal, The Korean Journal of International Relations, International and Regional Studies, Foreign Relations, Korea and International Politics, Korean Political Science Review, Korea and International Relations, and Korean Review of International Studies.


Prior to obtaining his PhD from Northwestern University department of political science, he received both his B.A. and M.A. from Seoul National University department of international relations.