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Professor

Park, Soo Heon

Contact Information

• Office: Room 414, International Studies Building
• Phone: 031-201-2357
• E-mail: shpark@khu.ac.kr

Areas of Expertise

Research Interests
• Russian Politics, Comparative Political Changes, International Cooperation

Courses Taught
• Comparative Area Studies, Russian Politics and Economy, Major Issues in Global Affairs,
NGOs and Global Governance

Education

• Ph.D. in Political Science, Columbia University, 1993
• M.A. in Political Science, Seoul National University, 1982
• B.A. in Political Science, Seoul National University, 1977

Professional Experience

• March 2004 – Present: Professor, College of International Studies, Kyung Hee University
• Jan. 1, 2008 – Dec 31, 2009: President, Korean Association of Slavic Studies
• Jan. 1, 2007 – Dec. 31, 2007: Vice President, Korean Association of Area Studies
• Jan. 1, 2006 – Dec. 31, 2007: Publication Director, Korean Association of Slavic Studies
• Jan. 1, 2005 – Dec. 31, 2005: Chairman, Committee on Korea-Russian Academic Exchanges, Korean Political Science Association
• Mar. 1, 2004 – present: Professor, College of International Studies, Kyung Hee University
• Dec. 1, 2003 – Nov. 30, 2005: Dean, Center for International Exchanges, Kyung Hee University
• Jan. 1, 2000 – Dec. 31, 2000: Research Director, Korean Association of International Studies
• Mar. 1, 1999 – Feb. 29, 2004: Associate Professor, School of International Relations & Area Studies, Kyung Hee University
• Jan. 1, 1997 – Dec. 31, 1997: Publication Director, Korean Council of Area Studies
• Jan. 1, 1996 – Dec. 31, 1997: Research Director, Korean Association of Slavic Studies
• Mar. 1, 1995 – Feb. 28, 1999: Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations, Kyung Hee University

Selected Publications

• ¡°State and Civil Society in Transformative Russia: The Case of ¡®Public Chamber'¡±(in Korean), Korean Journal of Area Studies, vol. 29, no. 3 (2011).

• ¡°State and Civil Society in Post-Communist System Transformation: Russian Experiences¡±(in Korean), Journal of World Politics (Center for International Studies, Seoul National University), vol. 31, no. 1 (2010).

• Soo-Heon Park, ed., Regional Dynamics and Institutional Building in East Asia (Yongin: College of International Studies, Kyung Hee University, 2010).

• ¡°¡®Sack of Potatoes¡¯ or ¡®Chorus of Revolution¡¯: Marx¡¯s View on the Peasant Reconsidered¡±(in Korean), Journal of Slavic Studies, vol. 24, no. 3 (2009).

• ¡°Is ¡® Strong¡¯ Really That Bad? Strong Presidency in Russian Politics Revisited,¡± The Korean Journal of Area Studies, vol. 27, no. 2 (2009).

• ¡°Change in the Center-Periphery Relations in Russia: Putin¡¯s Recentralization Reforms¡±(in Korean), Journal of Legislative Studies, 13, no. 2 (2007).

• ¡°Current Situation and Future Tasks of the Russian Studies in Korea since the Rise of the ¡®Third Generation'¡±(in Korean), Russian Studies (Institute for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies), vol. 16, no. 2 (2006).

• ¡°Evolution of Party System in Russia: Main Trends and Future Developments,¡±, Korean Political Science Review, vol. 38, no. 4 (2004).

• ¡°Changing Authority Structure of the CPSU under Lenin and Stalin: With Focus on the Party Apparatus-Mass Party Relations¡±(in Korean), Russian Studies, vol. 13, no. 2 (2003).

• ¡°Between Vanguard Party and the Working Masses: A Comparison of Lenin and Luxembourg in the Disputes on the Organizational Principles of Revolutionary Party¡±(in Korean), Korean Journal of International Studies, vol. 41, no. 3 (2001).