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Jongseok  Woo

Jongseok Woo

Jongseok Woo
Assistant Professor


Office: SOC 375



Jongseok Woo received his MA (2004) and Ph. D. (2007) in Government from the University of Texas at Austin. His research and teaching interests include security studies, military politics, East Asian politics, and political corruption. He has published a book, titled Security Challenges and Military Politics in East Asia: From State Building to Post-Democratization (Continuum 2011, translated into Chinese). His second book (coauthored with Dr. Eunjung Choi) is on Political Corruption and Democratic Governance (Lynne Rienner, forthcoming). Currently, he is working on a book length study on domestic politics and foreign policy of North Korea.