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EMPLOYMENT
Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, July 2013-Present

OTHER CURRENT POSITIONS
University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA
Research Associate, Center for the Study of Contemporary China, 2016-2017
Faculty Associate, Global Immersion Program-China, Wharton Business School, 2017

East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
POSCO Visiting Fellow, 2016-2017

École Supérieure Des Sciences Commerciales D’angers, Shanghai, China
Visiting Professor, 2009-

PREVIOUS POSITIONS
East Asia Institute, Seoul, Korea
Research Fellow on Peace, Governance, and Development in East Asia, 2014-2015

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Center for the Study of Contemporary China, 2012-2013

Chinese Academy of Social Science, Beijing, China
Visiting Scholar, Institute of World Economics and Politics, 2009-2010

EDUCATION
University of California, Berkeley – Ph.D. in Political Science (2012)
Fields: East-Asia, International Relations, Comparative Politics
Dissertation: The Limits of Liberalization: Sub-National Government Autonomy and the Auto Industry in Post-WTO Era China
Committee: Vinod Aggarwal, Hong Yung Lee, Lowell Dittmer, You-tien Hsing

University of California, Berkeley – M.A. in Political Science (2005)
Thesis: The Changing Architecture of the Developmental State In Korea: An Analysis of the Venture Business Sector

Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea – B.A. in Political Science (2003)
Valedictorian, Concentration in International Relations and East Asian Politics

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill – Exchange Student (2001)

PUBLICATIONS

  • [In Printing] Quiet transformation from the Bottom: Emerging Transnational Coalition of Non-state Actors in East Asia Community Building, Future of East Asia, Edited by Peter Hayes and Chung-In Moon, Palgrave (Asia Today Series).
  • “Gone with the Wind: How China Outsmarts the WTO Rulings in the Wind Industry,” Asian Survey 55:6 (November/ December 2015).
  • “Shifting Gears: Industrial Policy and Automotive Industry after the 2008 Financial Crisis,”  Business and Politics 16: 4 (December 2014), pp. 641–665.
  • “Fragmented Liberalization in the Chinese Automotive Industry: The Political Logic behind Beijing Hyundai’s Success in the Chinese Market,” The China Quarterly 216 (2013), pp. 920-945.
  • (With Kenji Kushida) “The Political Economies of Broadband Development in Korea and Japan,” Asian Survey 47:3 (May/June 2007), pp. 481-504.

BOOK MANUSCRIPT

  • Fragmented Liberalization: Sub-National Government Autonomy and the Auto Industry in Post-WTO Era China

WORK IN PROGRESS

  • (With Alexander Duanyong Wang) Going out or Squeezed Out? Comparative study of Chinese and Korean Investment in the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • (With Rangrang Bai) The Entry of Multinational Companies and Local Companies’ Indigenous Product Development: Evidence from the Chinese Automotive Industries
  • Fostering a Race to the Top in Emerging Economies: Upgrading the Industrial Structure of China’s Coastal Provinces
  • China’s New Race to the Top: Competing Strategies to Advance the FDI Lifecycle in Guangdong and Shandong Province

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

  • “Learning to Navigate Quickly and Successfully: The Benefits of Working with a Student Consultant” Teaching and Learning Together in Higher Education, 11th Issue, Winter 2014

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
“Going out or Squeezed Out? Comparative study of Chinese and Korean Investment in the Democratic Republic of Congo,” Shanghai Forum in Shanghai, PRC on May 25, 2015

“Convenient Compliance: How China’s Industrial Policy Stays Ahead of WTO Enforcement”

  • School of International Studies, and the Center for International Political Economy at Beijing University, June 10, 2015
  • East Asia Institute, Seoul Korea, June 9, 2015
  • Department of Political science at National Taiwan University, Taipei Taiwan, June 4, 2015
  • Deparmtnet of Political Science, Keio University, Tokyo Japan, May 27, 2015
  • Center for American Studies, Fudan Univesrity, Shanghai PRC, May 26, 2015
  • International Studies Association in New Orleans, Louisiana USA, February 20, 2015
  • Joint International Conference of Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales and International Studies Association in Buenos Aires Argentina, July 24, 2014
  • Shanghai Forum in Shanghai, PRC, May 25, 2014
  • Midwest Political Science Assocation in Chicago, April 4, 2014

“Shifting Gears? Regional Supplier Network Development in Chinese Automotive Joint Ventures”

  • Joint International Conference of Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales and International Studies Association in Buenos Aires on July 24, 2014
  • Association of Asian Studies in Philadelphia on March 27, 2014

“Industrial Policy and Automotive Industry after the 2008 Financial Crisis,” Conference on Industrial Policy in the Financial Crisis Era in Brussels, Belgium on November 14, 2013.

“Blown Away: How China Outsmarts the WTO Rulings in the Wind Industry,” Beijing Forum (The Harmony of Civilizations and Prosperity for All) in Beijing, PRC on November 1-3, 2013.

“State Capitalism at the Sub-National Level and China’s Automotive Industry,” Conference on Industrial Policy in the Financial Crisis Era at U.C. Berkeley, Berkeley, USA, May 3, 2013.

“Fragmented Liberalization: Sub-National Government Autonomy and the Auto Industry in Post-WTO Era China,” Annual meeting of Internstional Studies Association, San Francisco, USA, April 3, 2013.

“Fragmented Liberalization: Sub-National Government Autonomy and the Auto Industry in Post-WTO Era China,” Annual meeting of Association of Asian Studies, San Diego, USA, March 21 2013.

“The Impact of the Entry of Multinational Corporations on Indigenous Product Development in Emerging Markets: Evidence from the Chinese Car Industry,” 38th Annual Conference, Northeast Business and Economics Association (NBEA), Philadelphia, USA, November 2011.

“Driving Forward at Hyundai Speed: The Political Narrative behind Beijing Hyundai is Success in the Chinese Market” (Poster), Annual Meeting, American Political Science Association (APSA), Seattle, USA, September 1, 2011.

The U.S. Young Scholars Delegation to the Republic of China 「100年美國青年學者專家訪華團」Taipei, Taiwan, July 2-July 9.

“Navigating between Two Dependencies? Chinese Automotive State-Owned Enterprises’ Development of Regional Supplier Networks,” International Workshop for Young Scholars in Public Policy and Administration Research, Asian Society for Institutional Analysis and the American Society for Public Administration, Xiamen, PRC, June 1, 2011.

“China’s New Race to the Top: Competing Strategies to Advance the FDI Lifecycle in Guangdong and Shandong Province,” Graduate Seminar on China, University of Service Center at Chinese University of Hong Kong, January 6, 2010.

“Turning China Fever into China Fear? Explaining Qingdao’s Rigid Exit Conditions for Foreign Firms and Korean Firms’ Illegal Exodus,” Workshop for East Asian Project by Academy of Korean Studies, Center for East Asian Studies at UC Berkeley, November 2009.

“The Political Economies of Broadband Development in Korea and Japan,” Annual UC Berkeley Political Science Graduate Student Conference, May 2007.

INVITED TALKS
“Fragmented Liberalization: Sub-National Government Autonomy and the Auto Industry in Post-WTO Era China” Singapore Management University, April 17 2012

“The Limits of Liberalization: Sub-National Government Autonomy and the Auto Industry in Post-WTO Era China” Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, February 20 2012

“Politics of Two Koreas,” Freshmen Seminar at UC Berkeley, December 2010

“Between the Eagle and the Dragon: Two Koreas in between of US and China,” Workshop for Chinese Public Security Bureaus, Fudan University (Shanghai, PRC), March 2010

FELLOWSHIPS & GRANTS
POSCO Visiting Fellowship, East-West Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2015-2016
Summer Research Grant, Center for Social Sciences, Bryn Mawr College, June 2015
Summer Research Grant, Center for Social Sciences, Bryn Mawr College, June 2014
Research Fellowship on Peace, Governance, and Development in East Asia, East Asia Institute, 2014-2015
Research Grant, National Natural Science Foundation of China, Study on the Chinese Automotive Industry (with Bai, Rangrang from the School of Management at Fudan University in Shanghai, PRC), 2014-2017
Faculty Research Award, Bryn Mawr College, 2014-2015
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Center for the Study of Contemporary China, University of Pennsylvania, 2012-2013
Young Scholar Award, China Times Cultural Foundation, 2011-2012
International Field Work Grant, Institute of International Studies, UC Berkeley, 2011-2012
Finishing Fellowship, Department of Political Science, UC Berkeley, 2011-2012
HAAS Junior Scholars Fellowship, Institute of East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley, Spring 2011, Fall 2011
Doctoral Study Abroad Fellowship, Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies, Korea, 2004-2010
Project Fellowship, Academy of Korean Studies (Korea), Center for East Asian Studies (UC Berkeley), 2009-2010
Liu Research Fellowships in Chinese Studies, Center for Chinese Studies, UC Berkeley, Fall 2009, Fall 2010
Dean’s Normative Time Fellowship, Graduate Division, UC Berkeley, 2009
Summer Research Grant, Graduate Division, UC Berkeley, Summer 2009
Dissertation Fieldwork Fellowship, Institute of East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley, Fall 2008
Summer Research Grant, Graduate Division, UC Berkeley, May 2008
Honors at Yonsei University: Alumni Association Outstanding Senior of the Year, Valedictorian, Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Graduating Student, Social Sciences Valedictorian, Summa cum laude

TEACHING EXPERIENCE & TEACHING AWARDS & MENTORING
Assistant Professor
Bryn Mawr College
– Introduction to Comparative Politics
– Politics of Economic Development
– China and the World: Political and Economic Implications of China’s Rise
– Chinese Domestic Politics
– Senior Conference

Adjunct Professor
ESSCA Graduate School of Management, Shanghai (École Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d’Angers)
– Geopolitical and geoeconomic implications of China’s Rise, Spring 2009 – Fall 2012

Graduate Student Instructor
Department of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
– Politics of Divided Koreas, Professor Hong Yung Lee, Fall 2008, Fall 2011
– Japanese Politics, Professor T.J.Pempel, Spring 2011
– Chinese Foreign Policy, Professor Hong Yung Lee, Spring 2008
Department of East Asia Language and Culture, University of California, Berkeley
– Korean for Heritage Students (Team Teaching), Fall 2005 – Spring 2007

Graduate Student Reader
Haas Graduate School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
Business and Public Policy, Professor Vinod Aggarwal, Spring 2008, Spring 2010

Undergraduate Mentor
Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, University of California, Berkeley
Directed undergraduates in researching and writing a policy memo as well as organizing conference activities for the Berkeley Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Study Center, 2005-2006.
Assisted undergraduate students in preparing their articles for publication in the International Affairs Journal at Berkeley, 2008.

Teaching Awards
Best Graduate Student Instructor Award, Department of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2011, Fall 2011

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Reviewer: Asian Survey, Journal of Asian Public Policy, Telecommunications Policy, Studies in Comparative International Development
Book Conference Discussant: Gaining Currency: The Political Economy of Renminbi Internationalization, Gregory Chin, Cornell-Waterloo Money Manuscript Workshop, Cornell USA, March 6-7, 2014
Project Director: Berkeley Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Study Center, UC Berkeley, 2005-2010
Conference Coordinator: “2005 IEAS Conference: Remaking Strengths in East Asia”, Institute of East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley, Spring 2005
Research Assistant, Marcus Noland (Institute for International Economics) for the book, North Korea after Kim Jong-il, Fall 2003

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL TRAINING
Princeton in Beijing, Intensive Chinese Language Program, Beijing, China
Fifth-year Level Chinese at Beijing Normal University, Summer 2008
Fourth-year Level Chinese at Beijing Normal University, Summer 2006

Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, Michigan, USA
Social science statistical summer program at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Summer 2004

LANGUAGES
Korean (native), English (fluent), Mandarin Chinese (advanced), Japanese (elementary)