Yong-Chool Ha

Professor, Director Center for Korea Studies
Yong-Chool Ha



Yong-Chool Ha is Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Social Science. His primary academic interests have been comparative politics and society with a particular focus on late coming nations (Korea, Japan, Prussia, China and the Soviet Union), Soviet and Russian politics, Russian Far East Korean domestic and international politics, inter-Korean Relations and East Asian regional politics and international theories in East Asia.


  • University of California at Berkeley, Ph.D., 1985
  • Kent State University, M.A., 1977
  • Seoul National University, Korea, B.A., 1971

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