Lee Dong Gyu

Lee Dong Gyu

Research Fellow ; Director

Center for Regional Studies

Areas of Expertise  : Chinese Politics and Foreign Policy, South Korea-China Relations, Northeast Asia Security


Dr. LEE Dong-gyu is a research fellow at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies. Dr. Lee received his B.A. and M.A. from the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, and Ph.D. in politics from Tsinghua University in China. His research focuses on Chinese politics and foreign policy, South Korea-China relations, and Northeast Asia security. His recent publications include “The Belt and Road Initiative after COVID-19: Implications of Expanding Health and Digital Silkroads,” “Is Political Reform of the Chinese Communist Party Going Back: Changes and Durability of Intra-democracy in the Xi Jinping Era,” “Xi Jingping Thought from the Perspective of the Chinese Communist Party’s Ideological Strategy,” “Development Factors and Specificity of Korea-China Relations in the Cold War Era: 1972-1992,” “A Study on the Sinicization of Marxism after Reform and Opening Up,” etc.

Academic Background

Ph.D., Tsinghua University, China
M.A., Graduate School of International Area Studies, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
B.A., Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

Professional Background

Research Fellow, Global Security Cooperation Center, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (2015.03. ~ 2020.12.)
Lecturer, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies