Lyong Choi

Lyong Choi

  • Associate Professor (International Relations)
  • Rm. 651, International Building
  • Phone: +82-2-2220-2246
  • Fax:+82-2-2220-0282


Lyong Choi is Associate Professor of School of International Studies and the Asia-Pacific Research Center at Hanyang University. He was Associate Professor of Political Science and Sociology at the Korea Military Academy before joining HYU. He obtained a Ph.D. in international history from the London School of Economics and Political Science. His research focuses on issues of modern and contemporary American, East Asian, and Korean history. He published “Human Rights, Popular Protest and Jimmy Carter’s Plan to Withdraw U.S. Troops from South Korea” for Diplomatic History in 2017, “North Korea and Zimbabwe, 1978–1982: from the strategic alliance to the symbolic comradeship between Kim Il Sung and Robert Mugabe” in 2017 and “Re-thinking Normalization between ROK and PRC in the Early 1990s: The South Korean Perspective” in 2014, and “The First Nuclear Crisis in the Korean Peninsula, 1975- 76,” in 2013 for Journal of Cold War History.

Courses taught in the DIS:

  • Global Security Challenges
  • International Relations

Selected publications: