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Jian Cai is Associate Professor and Deputy Director of the Center for Korean Studies of the Institute of International Studies, Fudan University, Shanghai. A specialist in Korean peninsula issues and China’s foreign relations, he has published more than thirty articles in domestic and international scholarly journals. He has also co-edited The Diplomatic History of the People’s Republic of China (1949-1999) and The Modern History of Diplomatic Relations between China and Its Neighbors (both in Chinese) and authored The Diplomatic Relations between the Late Qing Dynasty and the Korean Empire (1897-1910). (E-mail: Chaesung Chun is Associate Professor in the Department of International Relations, and Associate Dean of the College of Social Sciences, at Seoul National University, Korea. His major publications have concerned theoretical approaches to the KoreaU .S. alliance and the cold war. He has served the South Korean government as a member of the Advisory Committee for the Senior Secretary to the President for Foreign Affairs and National Security, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and the Ministry of Unification. He is one of the members of the Presidential Council of Future Planning. (E-mail: Yong Chool Ha is the Korea Foundation Professor at the Henry Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, Seattle. His primary academic interests have been comparative politics and society with a particular focus on late-developing nations, Soviet and Russian politics, and Korean domestic and international politics. He has published in several languages, including most recently on “Late Industrialization, the State and Social Change” in Comparative Politics. He is currently finishing a book on late industrialization and its social consequences. (E-mail: CONTRIBUTORS Donald C. Hellmann is Professor of International Studies in the Henry M. Jackson School of the University of Washington, Seattle. He specializes in Japanese political economy and international relations, Pacific Rim relations, and U.S. foreign policy. His recent publications on the Asian financial crisis have appeared in Asian Survey and the Cambridge Review of International Affairs. He is also contributor and co-editor of From APEC to Xanadu: Creating a Viable Community in the Post-Cold War Pacific (M.E. Sharpe: 1997). (E-mail: Philo Kim is a research professor at the Institute for Peace and Unification Studies, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. Professor Kim had formerly served as a senior fellow and director of the North Korean Studies Division at a government-funded research institute, KINU. He is the author of Formation and Structure of Socioeconomic Network between North Korea and China (2008) and Evaluation on Sustainability of North Korean System (2006), both in Korean. (E-mail: Samuel S. Kim is Senior Research Scholar at Columbia University ’s Weatherhead East Asian Institute and editor-in-chief of the “Asia in World Politics” series of Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. He is the author or editor of twenty-three books on East Asian international relations and peace and world order studies, including China, the United Nations and World Order (Princeton University Press, 1979); The Quest for a Just World Order (Westview, 1984); China and the World (Westview, 4th ed., 1998); The International Relations of Northeast Asia (editor, Rowman & Littlefield, 2004); and The Two Koreas and the Great Powers (Cambridge University Press, 2006). (E-mail: Yeong-Soon Kim is an assistant professor of Seoul National University of Technology, Seoul, Korea. Prior to her appointment in 2004, she held teaching and research positions at Sungkonghoe University, the London School of Economics and Political Science, International Labour Office, and Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs. Her research concerns the politics of welfare state and social policy in comparative perspective, with a focus on South Korea and European countries. (E-mail: Kyung-Ae Park is the Korea Foundation Chair of the Institute of Asian Research at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. She is the author, co-author, and editor of many scholarly publications , such as New Challenges of North Korean Foreign Policy (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), Korean Security Dynamics in Transition (Palgrave-St. Martin’s, 2001), and China and North Korea: Politics...


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