Born 28 January 1943; BA(Pol Sc)(1965) from Seoul; MA (Pol Sc)(1969) from Seoul; MA (Pol Sc) (1970) from Kent Univeristy, USA; Ph.D.(1972) from the University of Pittsburgh, USA.
1973-89: Dept of Political Science, Seoul University
1983-84: Visiting Scholar: University of California & University of Tokyo
1988-89: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation fellow at the University of Munich and the Institute of International Law, University of Vienna
1993-94: Visiting scholar at King's College, London
Since October 1996: President of the University of Inchon, R O Korea