Professor of Political Science at Sogang University
He was born in Seoul and graduated from Seoul National University with BA (1994) and MA (1996). He received a doctoral degree in government (international relations and security affairs) from Harvard University in 2002. Beginning in March 2004, Dr. Lee has been teaching international relations at Department of Political Science, Sogang University. He has written several articles in English and published them in prestigious journals such as Security Studies, Cambridge Journal of International Affairs, and Korean Journal of Defense Analysis. Also, he has published three books – After Waltz: Development and Changes in International Relations Theory after Kenneth N. Waltz, American War in Iraq: Invasion by Bush, Withdrawal by Obama, The Cuban Missile Crisis: Analysis into the Most Dangerous Moment of the Cold War. In 2012 and 2014, Dr. Lee won outstanding research awards by Korea’s National Academy of Sciences for the research of the Iraq War –The American War in Iraq: Invasion by Bush, Withdrawal by Obama and the Cuban Missile Crisis – The Most Dangerous Moment of the Cold War, respectively.