1982, BA, Yonsei University; 1988, MALD and PhD, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. Expert on Korean and Northeast Asian security and defence planning, intelligence and crisis management and US-Asia relations. Since 2008, current position. Since 2009, Senior Fellow for Asian Security, International Institute for Strategic Studies. Since 2010, concurrently: Dean, Underwood International College, Yonsei University; Ambassador for International Security Affairs and Global Issues. Member: Presidential Council on Future and Strategy; Presidential Foreign Policy Advisory Council. Member of the Board, Seoul Forum for International Affairs. Adviser to several South Korean government ministries.