Wooyeal Paik

Adjunct Professor

Wooyeal Paik teaches the International Relations of the Korean Peninsula course at the Brussels School of Governance. He is associate professor at the Department of Political Science and International Studies, deputy director, Yonsei Institute of North Korean Studies, and head, BK “Interdisciplinary Political Science Lab” Program, Yonsei University. Previously, he was assistant professor at the Academy of East Asian Studies and vice director at Sungkyun Institute of China Studies, Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, Korea. Prof. PAIK received a B.A. in political science from Yonsei University, a M.Phil. in public and social administration from City University of Hong Kong, and a M.A. and a Ph.D. in political science from the University of California at Los Angeles. His recent research focuses on the interactions between domestic politics and international politics from global strategic perspectives as well as convergence of Indo-Pacific and Euro-Atlantic regions and key security dimensions (military, political, economic, technological). He also tries to create a new field, politics of things. His recent publications appear in The China QuarterlyPolitical Science QuarterlyInternational Political Science ReviewInternational Environmental AgreementsModern ChinaJournal of Contemporary ChinaThe Pacific ReviewThe Pacific AffairsAsia Europe JournalThe Pacific FocusIssues and StudiesKorean Political Science ReviewKorean Journal of International Studies, and multiple policy-oriented journals|edited volumes. (Homepage)