2017 - 2018 Fulbright Wilson Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D. C.
2017 Resource Person, United Nations Office for Sustainable Development (UNOSD), Korea
2017 Executive Secretary, Korean Association of International Studies (KAIS), Korea
2016 - present Editorial Board, Journal of Poverty Alleviation and International Development
2016 - 2017 Associate Dean for International Affairs, GSIS, Seoul National University
2016 Visiting Professor, DAAD Global South Project, University of Tuebingen, Germany
2016 Invited Professor, Institute of Developing Economies (IDE) - Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Japan
2015 - 2020 Collaborating Researcher, JSPS Core-to-Core Program, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study, Japan
2015 - 2017 Standing Director for External Affairs, Seoul National University Faculty Council
2015 - present Research Fellow, DAAD Global South Project, University of Tuebingen, Germany
2015 - present Distribution Committee Member, Babonanum & One-Body One-Spirit, Korea
2015 Panelist, UN Human Rights Council & Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Geneva
2015 - 2016 Consultant, UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, Bangkok
2015 - 2016 Director, Yulchon-GSIS Center for Emerging Economies, Seoul National University
2015 - present Adjunct Researcher, Asia Development Institute, Graduate School of Public Administration, Seoul National University
2014 - present Partner Researcher, Africa's Asian Options (AFRASO), Goethe Universitat, Germany
2014 - 2016 Expert Member, ODA Research, Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), Korea
2014 - 2015 Editorial Board, Korean Association of International Studies (KAIS)
2014 - present Research Fellow, Seoul National University American Studies Institute, Korea
2013 - present Research Fellow, Civil Society Program, Seoul National University Asia Center
2013 - 2017 Chairperson of International Affairs, Citizens' Coalition for Economic Justice (CCEJ), Korea
2013 - 2016 Executive Secretary, Korea Association for International and Development Cooperation (KAIDEC), Korea
2012 - present Policy Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Korea
2012 - present Collaborating Researcher of the Social Science Korea (SSK) on "Inclusive Global Partnership for Development"
2012 - 2014 Committee Member, External Liaison Committee & Research Committee, Korean Sociological Association (KSA), Korea
2010 - 2014 Collaborating Researcher of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), Switzerland
2008 - 2015 Board Member of RC18 (Asian and Pacific Studies), International Political Science Association (IPSA)
2011 - 2012 Assistant Professor, Department of Public Administration, Ewha Womans University, Korea
2009 Visiting Professor, GEMASS & University of Paris IV (Sorbonne), France
2008 - 2011 Assistant Professor, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study, Waseda University, Japan
2006 - 2008 Doctoral Fellow, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, USA
D.Phil. in Social Policy (Social Development), St. Antony's College, University of Oxford, UK
Ph.D. in International Relations (International Development), The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, USA
M.Phil. in Politics and International Relations, St. Antony's College, University of Oxford, UK
M.A. in International Cooperation, Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University
B.A. in Sociology, Seoul National University
International Political Sociology
South-South and Triangular Cooperation
Global Social Governance
Understanding International Development Cooperation
Understanding International Human Rights and Refugee Issues
Understanding International Cooperation
Social and Political Thoughts on International Development
Fulbright Mid-Career Research Fellowship, 2017-2018.
Listee of Marquis Who's Who in the World 2012 (Political Science Professor)
National Research Foundation (NRF) fund for supporting best papers, NRF 2011.
National Research Foundation (NRF) fund for supporting young scholars, NRF 2012.
JSPS Research Fellowship, 2008-2010.
SAIS USKI Fellowship, 2006-2008.
Fulbright Scholarship, 2004-2006.
John Swire Centennial Fellowship, 2000-2004.
The Best Graduation Student of the Year Award, 1998, Seoul National University
The Sangbaek Prize (Top GPA Graduation Student), 1998, Dept of Sociology, Seoul National University
"South Korea's ODA Policies at a Crossroads: A New Political Opportunity for Institutional Reforms," EAI Issue Briefing, May 2017.
"Reconsidering Korea’s International Development Policies in the New Era of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: In Search of Transformative and Strategic Governance for Development Effectiveness," Journal of Contemporary Korean Studies 4(1), 2017 (forthcoming).
"At the Nexus of Advocacy and Accountability: New Challenges and Strategies for Japanese Development NGOs," Pacific Focus 32(1), 2017 (co-authored).
"Forging 'Soft Accountability' in Unlikely Settings: A Conceptual Analysis of Mutual Accountability in the Context of South-South Cooperation," Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations 23(2), 2017 (co-authored).
"South Korea’s Middle-Power Diplomacy on the Post-2015 Development Agenda," EAI Issue Briefing, 13 Oct 2015.
"Linking State Intervention and Health Equity Differently: The Universalization of Health Care in South Korea and Taiwan," Korea Observer 46(3), 2015 (co-authored).
"Post 2015 Development Goals (SDGs) and Transformative Social Policy," Oughtopia 30(1), 2015 (co-authored).
"Towards a Transformative Global Partnership for a Post-2015 Development Era," Issue Brief for the 2015 United Nations Development Cooperation Forum High-Level Symposium in Incheon, Republic of Korea (http://www.un.org/en/ecosoc/newfunct/pdf15/dcfrok_global_partnership_issue_brief.pdf)
"Need to Enforce Mutual Accountability for Better Post-2015 Development Cooperation" at http://devcooperation.org/2014/12/18/need-to-enforce-mutual-accountability-for-better-post-2015-development-co-operation/
"Forging 'Soft' Accountability in Unlikely Settings: The Prospect of Mutual Accountability in South-South Cooperation," KOICA Working Paper No. 1, 2014.
"Learning through Localizing International Transfers: South Korea's Development Experiences," in Ilcheong Yi and Thandika Mkandawire (eds.), Learning from the South Korean Developmental Success: Effective Developmental Cooperation and Synergistic Institutions and Policies (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).
"Social Rights as a Global Public Good: Development, Human Rights and Accountability," Journal of International and Area Studies 20(2), 2013.
"Translating Foreign Aid Policy Locally: South Korea's Modernization Process Revisited," Asian Perspective 37(3), 2013.
"Strategizing Aid: U.S.-China Food Aid Relations to North Korea in the 1990s," International Relations of the Asia-Pacific 12(1), 2012.
"Mixed Governance and Welfare in South Korea," in Francis Fukuyama, Larry Diamond, and Marc Plattner (eds.), Poverty, Inequality, and Democracy (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012) (co-authored).
"Contradictions of Global Accountability: The World Bank, Development NGOs, and Global Social Governance," Journal of International and Area Studies 18(2), 2011.
"Poverty, Inequality and Democracy: 'Mixed Governance' and Welfare in South Korea," Journal of Democracy 22(3), 2011 (co-authored).
The Korean State and Social Policy: How South Korea Lifted Itself from Poverty and Dictatorship to Affluence and Democracy (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011) (co-authored).
"Relating the State and Voluntary Agencies in Welfare Politics: A Social Construction Approach," Korean Journal of Sociology 44(6), 2010.
"The Welfare State as an Institutional Process," Social Science Journal 47(3), 2010.
"The Welfare State as 'Shadow Regulator' in Korea After the Economic Crisis: An Interpretation from the Viewpoint of the Voluntary Sector," WIAS Research Bulletin 2, 2010.
"External-Internal Nexus for the Sources of Insecurity in the Third World," International Area Studies Review 12(2), 2009.
"The Social Construction of Welfare Control: A Sociological Review on State-Voluntary Sector Links in Korea," International Sociology 23(6), 2008.
"Variants of Corporatist Governance: Differences in the Korean and Japanese Approaches in Dealing with Labor," Yale Journal of International Affairs 3(1), 2008.
"Security Reconsidered: An Eclectic Approach between Traditional and Human Security," Flinders Journal of History and Politics, 2002.
"북한개발협력을 위한 이론적 소고: 국제사회론을 중심으로," <국가전략> 제23권 2호, 2017.
"2030 지속가능발전시대 기업의 사회적 책임: 글로벌 거버넌스와 제도주의 접근을 중심으로," <국제개발협력연구> 제9권 1호, 2017.
"국제개발협력과 한국의 원조정책," 강태진 편 <코리아 아젠다 2017> (서울: 나녹, 2017).
"개발금융기관(DFI) 및 타 공여국의 IATI 정보공개 전략 분석 연구," <한국의 개발협력> 제1호, 2016 (공저).
"국제개발 규범의 국내화 과정에 관한 연구: 지속가능발전목표(SDGs)와 한국의 국내이행 정책수립에 관하여," <국제지역연구> 제25권 1호, 2016 (공저).
"국제개발에서 사회발전으로: 한국 사회의 국제개발 정책에 대한 비판적 고찰과 사회발전론의 재조명," <경제와 사회> 제109호, 2016.