Kim, Taekyoon

Position : International Relations Director / Professor, Graduate School of International Studies
Research interests : International Development, Peace Studies, International Political Sociology

Taekyoon Kim is the Director of Peace Cooperation at the Institute for Peace and Unification Studies (IPUS) and Associate Dean of the Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS) at Seoul National University (SNU). He received his D.Phil. in Social Policy and Intervention (social development) from the University of Oxford, and another Ph.D. in International Relations (international development) from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. His research interests cover international development, peace studies, global south studies and international political sociology, and his scholarly works appear at various peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Democracy, International Sociology, Global Governance, as well as book projects such as The Korean State and Social Policy (Oxford University Press, 2011).