Geun-Wook Lee

Professor 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.

서울에서 출생하였고, 서울대학교 외교학과에서 학사(1994년)와 석사(1996년) 학위를 받았으며, 미국 하버드 대학에서 국제정치이론과 안보 문제로 박사학위(2002년)를 취득하였다. 2004년부터 현재까지 서강대학교 정치외교학과에서 국제정치학을 강의하고 있다. Security Studies, Cambridge Journal of International Affairs, Korean Journal of Defense Analysis 등에 영문 논문을 게재하였다.

한국어 단독 저서로는 『왈츠 이후: 국제정치이론의 발전과 변화』,『이라크 전쟁: 부시의 침공에서 오바마의 철군까지』,『쿠바 미사일 위기: 냉전시기 가장 위험했던순간』 등이 있다. 특히『이라크 전쟁』과 『쿠바 미사일 위기』은 각각 2012년과 2014년 대한민국학술원 우수학술도서로 선정되었다.