Plenary Session I - "The Rise and Fall of LIO"
Dr. Hahm Chaibong is the president of the Asan Institute for Policy Studies. Previously, he was a senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica, California, professor in the School of International Relations and the Department of Political Science as well as the director of the Korean Studies Institute at the University of Southern California, Director (D-1) of the Division of Social Sciences Research & Policy at UNESCO in Paris, and a professor in the Department of Political Science at Yonsei University. Dr. Hahm is the author of numerous books and articles, including Hanguk Saram Mandeulgi (Becoming Korean), Vols. I, II, (Asan Academy, 2017), “Keeping Northeast Asia ‘Abnormal’: Origins of the Liberal International Order in Northeast Asia and the New Cold War,” Asan Forum (Sept. 2017), “South Korea’s Miraculous Democracy,” Journal of Democracy (July 2008), “The Two South Koreas: A House Divided,” The Washington Quarterly (June 2005), and Confucianism for the Modern World (co-edited with Daniel A. Bell, Cambridge University Press, 2003). He was a visiting fellow at the International Forum for Democratic Studies and a visiting professor at Duke, Georgetown, and Princeton Universities. Dr. Hahm received a B.A. in economics from Carleton College and a M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from Johns Hopkins University.