TOPICS OF PRINCIPAL RESEARCH INTEREST
Japan in Korea: The Politics of Colonial Development (Shokumin kaihatsusaku)
and Social Change
Korea's Domestic Politics and Inter-Korea Relations
- The Two
Koreas and the United States: New Dynamics of Trilateral Relations
Korea's "Military-first Politics" and "Military-first Economy": Implications
for ROK-DPRK and US-DPRK Engagement Policies
of South Korean Politics: Problems of Transition and Consolidation.
TITLES OF PUBLICATIONS IN PREPARATION (October 2001)
- The Democratization
of South Korean Politics: Problems of Transition and Consolidation (Armonk,
New York: M. E. Sharpe, forthcoming)
A Realistic Handle in North Korean Engagement: The New Leadership Structure
and the 'Militarization of Economy' in the Kim Jong Il Era."
to Ground Zero?: Regional Cleavage and Democratic Consolidation in South
Towards A Trilateral Relations?: The Dynamics of the US--North Korea-South
Korea's Domestic Politics and the Sunshine Policy."
Japan in Korea: The Political Economy of Colonial Development and Social
Change (Seattle: University of Washington Press, forthcoming)