Sung Chull Kim

Sung Chull Kim is Humanities Korea Professor at the Institute for Peace and Unification Studies at Seoul National University. Before holding this position, he served as a senior fellow at the Korea Institute for National Unification (1992-2003) and Professor at the Hiroshima Peace Institute—Hiroshima City University (2003-2012). Kim has headed a number of projects on nonproliferation, state violence, and regional cooperation/conflict, and now prepares a book on political economy of the relationship between China and its neighbors. Kim’s recently published books are: Partnership within Hierarchy: The Evolving East Asian Security Triangle (2017, single authored) and North Korea and Nuclear Weapons: Entering the New Era of Deterrence (2017, coedited with Michael Cohen). Also he is the author of a number of articles published in such academic journals as Systems Research and Behavioral Science (formerly Behavioral Science), Asian Studies Review, Pacific Review, and Issues and Studies. Kim is currently editor of Asian Journal of Peacebuilding, a SCOPUS-indexed peace studies journal.