Younkyoo Kim, Ph.D.

Younkyoo Kim, Ph.D.

 

Younkyoo Kim is currently Professor in the Division of International Studies at Hanyang University. He has published widely on international energy politics and political/economic problems of resource-rich countries. He is the author and co-author of over 50 scholarly articles and monographs, and author or editor of 4 books, including “The US Shale Revolution and Russia (2015), Putin and Korea`s Silk Road Express: Russia`s Game on the Korean Peninsula (2014), “The New Great Game in Central Asia Post 2014: The US New Silk Road Strategy and Sino-Russian Rivalry” (2013). Kim previously taught at various colleges in the United States, such as DePauw University, Butler University, and Saint Mary’s College. He currently serves on the National Security Panel at East Asia Institute.

Courses taught in the DIS:

  • DIS 205 – International Relations
  • DIS 235 – International Political Economy
  • DIS 236 – Global Resource Politics

Publications:

Research articles:

  • Younkyoo Kim and Stephen Blank. 2019. “Russia and the Mediterranean in the Era of a New Cold War: Russia’s New Naval Challenges to the West.” Mediterranean Politics. Submitted and under review.
  • Younkyoo Kim and Stephen Blank. 2019. “Russian Arms Sales Policy after the Ukraine Sanctions.” Asian Politics & Policy. 11(3).
  • Younkyoo Kim. 2019. “Obstacles to the Creation of Gas Trading Hubs and a Price Index in Northeast Asia.” Geosystem Engineering, 22(2), pp. 59-71.
  • Stephen Blank and Younkyoo Kim. “Russia’s Pivot to Asia: A Balance Sheet.” Journal of Peace Studies. June (published by Korean Association of Peace Studies).
  • Younkyoo Kim. 2018.The Geopolitics of Nordstream II Pipeline.” Journal of Regional Studies 36(3) (IN KOREAN)
  • Younkyoo Kim. 2018.The End of a Gazprom Business Model and liberalization of the Russian Gas Sector.” Korean Journal of Slavic Studies 33(2) (IN KOREAN).
  • Younkyoo Kim. 2018.The End of a Gazprom Business Model and liberalization of the Russian Gas Sector.” Korean Journal of Slavic Studies 33(2) (IN KOREAN).
  • Younkyoo Kim. 2018. “Global Gas Market Changes and Russia’s Shifting Gas Export Strategies.” Korean Journal of European Studies 36(2).
  • Younkyoo Kim. 2017. “Asian LNG Market Changes under Low Oil Prices: Prospects for Trading Hubs and a Price Index.” Geosystem Engineering, 20(3), pp. 129-141.
  • Younkyoo Kim. “Gas Market Changes in Northeast Asia: Implications for Korea.” Studies in Northeast Asia. 85(4). (IN KOREAN).
  • Younkyoo Kim. 2017. “Korean Energy Security.” Natural Gas Industry. (October). (IN KOREAN).
  • Younkyoo Kim. 2017. “China’s Shale Gas Development.” Journal of Regional Studies. 35(1). (IN KOREAN).
  • Stephen Blank and Younkyoo Kim. “The North Caucasus: Russia’s Other War.” Slavic Military Studies 29(2), pp. 185-202.
  • Stephen Blank and Younkyoo Kim. “Economic Warfare a la Russe: The Energy Weapon and Russian national security strategy.” Journal of East Asian Affairs, 30(1), pp. 1-39.
  • Younkyoo Kim and Stephen Blank. 2016. “The New Great Game of Caspian Energy in 2013-2014: “Turk Stream,” Russia and Turkey.” Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies. 18(1), pp. 37-55.
  • Younkyoo Kim. 2016. “EU Energy Strategy.” EU Studies. 34(4). (IN KOREAN).
  • Stephen Blank, Younkyoo Kim and Erden Ordabek. Central Asia and Post-2014 Afghanistan: A New Turn in Russia’s Military Policy in Central Asia.” Korean Journal of Defense Analysis, 27(4), pp. 523-537.
  • Younkyoo Kim and Stephen Blank. 2015. “Russia and Latin America: The New Frontier for Geopolitics, Arms Sales and Energy.” Problems of Post-Communism 62(3), pp. 159-173.
  • Younkyoo Kim and Stephen Blank. 2015. “Does Russo-Chinese Partnership Threaten America’s Interests in Asia?” Orbis, pp. 1-21.
  • Younkyoo Kim and Stephen Blank. 2015. “US Shale Revolution and Russia: Shifting Geopolitics of Energy in Europe and Asia” Asia-Europe Journal 13(1), pp. 95-112.
  • Younkyoo Kim and Stephen Blank. 2014. “Putin and Korea`s Silk Road Express: Russia`s Game on the Korean Peninsula” Korea Observer. 45(4), pp. 599-626.
  • Stephen Blank and Younkyoo Kim. “Arms Sales & Russia`s Future as an Asian Power.” Asian Politics & Policy. 6(2), pp. 267-284.
  • Stephen Blank and Younkyoo Kim. “Moscow vs. Brussels: Rival Integration Projects in the Balkans.” Mediterranean Quarterly. 25(2), pp. 24-41.
  • Younkyoo Kim and Stephen Blank. 2013. “The Arctic and New Security Challenges in Asia.” The Pacific Focus. 28(3), pp. 319-342.
  • Younkyoo Kim and Fabio Indeo. 2013. “The New Great Game in Central Asia Post 2014: The US New Silk Road Strategy and Sino-Russian Rivalry.” Communist and Post-Communist Studies. 46(1-2), pp. 275-286.
  • Stephen Blank and Younkyoo Kim. 2013 “Ukraine Fatigue” and a New U.S. Agenda for Europe and Eurasia.” Orbis. 57(3), pp. 1-20.
  • Younkyoo Kim and Stephen Blank. 2013. “Same bed, different dreams: The peaceful rise of China and Sino-Russian Rivalry in Central Asia.” Journal of Contemporary China. 22(83), pp. 773-790.
  • Younkyoo Kim and Stephen Blank. 2013. “Rethinking Russo-Chinese relations in Asia: Beyond Russia’s Chinese Dilemmas.” China-An International Journal. 11(3), pp. 136-148.
  • Younkyoo Kim and Jaeyoung Lee. 2012. “A Sensitivity Analysis Regarding the Impacts of Trade Openness and Globalization Growth.” Journal of International Logistics and Trade. 10(2), pp. 47-60.
  • Younkyoo Kim and Stephen Blank. 2012. “Russo-Turkish Divergence (Part II): The Energy Dimension.” Middle East Review of International Affairs. (June) (published by the Gloria Center in Israel).
  • Younkyoo Kim and Stephen Blank. 2012. “Non-Traditional Security(NTS) in Central Asia: Contending Paradigms and Current Perspectives.” Korean Journal of International Studies. 10(1), pp. 37-66.