NKIDP is pleased to welcome Seuk Ryule Hong to the Wilson Center as a Public Policy Scholar. Hong will be in residence through August 2013, researching United States-North Korea relations during the Cold War.

Seuk Ryule Hong is Associate Professor of the Department of History at Sungshin Women's University in Seoul. Professor Hong holds a Ph.D. in Korean History from Seoul National University. He was formerly a visiting Researcher at the University of Maryland at College Park from 1999-2000. He specializes in the modern history of Korea, and specifically, U.S.-ROK and inter-Korean relations during the Park Chung Hee Administration.