Song, Wonjun

Position : Senior Fellow
Research interests : Comparative authoritarian regimes, Civil-military relations, Coups, Protests, Repression, North Korea

Wonjun Song obtained PhD in political science from Pennsylvania State University and is currently working as a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Peace and Unification Studies, Seoul National University. His research interests include comparative authoritarian regimes, civil-military relations, coups, protests, repression, and North Korea. His published and working papers include “The North Korean Autocracy in a Comparative Perspective,” “Dictators, Personalized Security Forces, and Coups,” “Reshaping the Threat Environment: Personalism, Coups, and Assassinations,” and “Personalization of Power and Mass Uprisings in Dictatorships.”

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