Lee Sang Chang

Lee Sang Chang

Visiting Research Fellow

Areas of Expertise  : Extended Deterrence, Military Strategy, Maneuver Warfare, Military History


Colonel Lee is active ROK Army officer currently serving as a visiting researcher at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies. Col. Lee lectured Military Thought and Military History at the Korea Military Academy, after receiving his Master's degree in Military Strategy at the National Defense University. Following his position at KMA, he served in mechanized frontline units and studied maneuver warfare. His most recent assignment was with the Nuclear Policy Division, ROK Ministry of National Defense, responsible for Extended Deterrence Policy and ROK-US Tailored Deterrence Strategy.

Academic Background

Korea Military Academy (B.A., Military History)
National Defense University (M.A., Military Strategy)
Kyungnam University (Ph.D. program coursework, International Relations and Political Science)
Joint Forces Staff College (Advanced Program)

Professional Background

Instructor, Korea Military Academy (Military History)
Battalion Commander / G3, 8th Mechanized Infantry Division
Supervising Officer, Nuclear Policy Division, North Korea Policy Directorate, ROK MND
G3 Operation Director, VII Corps