Individual Faculty

  • Jared Bruhn

    Selected Publications

    2Mundos. Mind Racer. Mobile Game. 2011; 2Mundos, 2016. Download. iOS & Android

    Earl Grey Games. REPLAY. Computer Game. Earl Grey Games, 2015. Download. Microsoft Windows & Mac OS

  • Hyunyoung Cho

    Research Interests: Early Modern British Literature and Culture; International Education and Student Mobility

    Selected Publications

    "John Milton's Of Education and the Humanities in College Education" Journal of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies. 28.2 (2018): 267-87

    " 'Homeward returning': Plebeian Romance and Naturalization of Vagrancy in John Milton's Paradise Lost." Journal of English Language and Literature. 64.1 (2018): 135-50. 

    Rosenblum, K. E., D. W. Haines, and H. Cho. "Where Are We, When Are We, and Who Are We to Each Other? Connectedness and the Evolving Meanings of International Education." International Student Connectedness and Identity. Ed. Ly Thi Tran and Catherine Gomes. Singapore: Springer, 2017.

    Cho, H., D. W. Haines, and K. E. Rosenblum, "Drifting Houses, Shifting Anchors: A Case of Transnational Higher Education in Korea." Global Perspectives and Local Challenges Surrounding International Student Mobility.   Ed. Krishna Bista and Charlotte Foster. Pennsylvania: IGI Global, 2016.

    Cho, H., D. W. Haines, and K. E. Rosenblum, eds. Diversity at Mason: A New Kind of International. Fairfax, VA: A George Mason University Diversity Research Group Publication, 2015.


  • Syed Jamal Haider

    Research Interests: Management and Leadership

    Selected Publications

    • Haider, S.J. (2019). Transitioning from a Local Enterprise to a Multinational Corporation. (Publication date set for Dec. 2019)
    • Haider, S.J. (2016). Strategic Organizational Leadership: The Importance of Critical and Systems Thinking. Topic presented at Asian-Pacific Forum, KDI Institute of Public Policy and Management.
    • Haider, S. J. (2013). A Case Study of a Failed Multinational-Owned Company Becoming a Successful Locally-Owned Enterprise. Paper presented at 19th Annual Midwest Qualitative Midwest Qualitative Research Conference 2013
    • Haider, S.J. (2010). Transformational Leadership (Innovation and Change). VDM Publishing House. Conducted a two year research study on the relationship between leadership and business performance for a multinational corporation.
    • Cargill, Inc. (2000). Worldwide IT Survey Report. Author.
      Conducted focus groups over three months in United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia to assess skill standards to improve training and developmental planning practices of Cargill, a multinational company.
  • David W Haines

    Research Interests: migration, governance, kinship, information technology, East and Southeast Asia

    Selected Publications

    David Haines, Jayne Howell, and Fethi Keles, eds. Maintaining Refuge: Anthropological Reflections in Uncertain Times. American Anthropological Association, Committee on Refugees and Immigrants. 2017.

    David Haines, Immigration Structures and Immigrant Lives: An Introduction to  the U.S. Experience. Rowman and Littlefield. 2017.

    David Haines, An Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology, 2nd ed. University Press of Colorado. 2017.

    David Haines, Keiko Yamanaka, and Shinji Yamashita, eds. Wind over Water: Migration in an East Asian Context. Berghahn. 2012.

    David Haines, Safe Haven? A History of Refugees in America. Kumarian Press / Lynne Rienner. 2010.

    David Haines, The Limits of Kinship: South Vietnamese Households, 1954-1975. Northern Illinois University: Southeast Asia Publications. 2006.


  • Gail Dallas Hook

    Research Interests: World History; British Empire; modern Mediterranean

    Selected Publications

    “Hubris and Allegory in the Mediterranean: Co-opting the Roman Triumphal Arch in Malta” (article in progress, with recent research in Valletta, Malta)

    Protectorate Cyprus: British Imperial Power before World War I (I.B. Tauris, 2015)

    “The restitution of religious art: When they go, what is left?” in Faith and Form Journal, Spring 2017

    “Mr. Fenech’s Colony: Maltese Immigration in British Cyprus, 1878 to 1950,” in Journal of Cyprus Studies 13 (2007), Eastern Mediterranean University Press, pp. 27-51

  • Jang C. Jin

    Research Interests: East Asian Economies, Economics of Education

    Selected Publications

    Jin, Jang C. and Dan-A Kim. (forthcoming). “Higher Education in Korea: Recent Changes in School Competitiveness and Research Productivity,” Journal of Asian Public Policy.

    Jin, Jang C. and Lawrence Jin. (2013). “Research Publications and Economic Growth: Evidence from Cross-Country Regressions.” Applied Economics 45(8): 983-990.

    Jin, Jang C. (2011). “The Effects of Tourism on Economic Growth in Hong Kong.” Cornell Hospitality Quarterly 52(3): 333-340.

    Jin, Jang C. and Louis Yau. (1999). "Research Productivity of the Economics Profession in East Asia." Economic Inquiry 37(4): 706-710.

    Yu, Eden S. H. and Jang C. Jin. (1992). "Cointegration Tests of Energy Consumption, Income, and Employment." Resources and Energy (new journal name: Resource and Energy Economics) 14(3): 259-266.

  • Yingji Jin

    Research Interests: Chinese language, culture, literature, Cross-lingual research between Chinese and Korean, Asian American literature

    Selected Publications

    “The foreign words used in Korean language” Studies of Chinese & Korean Humanities. 24(2008):149~171

    “To improve classroom Chinese teaching effect by using bilingual in Korea” Chinese Language Education and Research. 9 (2009):31~41

    “On Chinese translation of the Korean drama titles” Journal of Chinese Humanities 42 (2009):55~71

    “Analysis of the Chinese new words – On the new words listed in ‘Language Situation in China (2006-2008)’ and popular words on the internet” Studies of Chinese & Korean Humanities. 30 (2010): 277-301

    “Another example of Trans-culture: The use of Chinese characters in Korean advertisement” Korea Journal of Chinese Linguistics. 35 (2011): 429-442

    “Teaching Chinese in English in Korea” The Journal of Chinese Language Teaching and Research (Issued by the Association of Chinese Professors in Korea), Vol 15 (2014): 159~167

  • Leo Jung

    Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence in Management and Marketing

    Selected Publications

    Power Balance and Equilibrium Channel Structure in a Gasoline market
    Game-theoretic Analysis of Incentive-based Oil Policy

  • Chul Kim

    Research Interests: Cryptography, Evaluation Modelling, Blockchain with its applications, Mathematical Aspects of Artificial Intelligence

    Selected Publications

     Life-time summary

    • {Theses}: 2
    • {Patent}: 1
    • {Book in English }: 1
    • {Books in Korean}: 7
    • {Book translated}: 1
    • {Papers in refereed journals}: 7
    • {Papers in refereed conferences}: 6
    • {Papers in refereed journals(in Korean)}: 12
    • {e-paper in Korean}: 2
    • {Papers in refereed conferences(in Korean)}: 18
    • {Non-refereed Papers in Korean}: 10
    • {Contributed presentation in International Meeting}: 16
    • {Research Fund as principal investigator}: 23
    • {Research Fund as co - investigator}: 14
    • {Media}: 10
    • {Invited talks}: 50


  • Lester R. Kurtz

    Research Interests: Nonviolent social movements, Gandhi, sociology of religion

    Selected Publications

    The Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict, Lester R. Kurtz Editor-in-Chief. 3 volumes. Revised Second Edition. Amsterdam: Elsevier. Includes an online version in Science Direct. First edition: San Diego:  Academic Press, 1999. Revised 4-volume Third Edition is in progress.

    The Warrior and the Pacifist: Competing Themes in Buddhism, Judaism, Islam, and Christianity, edited by Lester R. Kurtz. New York: Routledge, 2018.

    The Paradox of Repression and Nonviolent Movements, edited by Lester R. Kurtz and Lee A. Smithey. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2018.

    Gods in the Global Village:  The World's Religions in Sociological Perspective by Lester R. Kurtz. Fourth edition. Thousand Oaks:  Pine Forge Press/Sage. Sociology for the Next Century Series. First edition, 1995. Second edition, 2008. Chinese translation: Beijing: Beijing University Press, 2010. Third edition, 2011. Fourth edition, 2015. 

    Women, War and Violence: Typography, Resistance and Hope, edited by Mariam M. Kurtz and Lester R. Kurtz. 2 volumes. Santa Barbara: Praeger.

    Nonviolent Civil Resistance, edited by Sharon Erickson Nepstad and Lester R. Kurtz. Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change Volume 34. Emerald Group Publishing. Paperback edition, 2015.

    Nonviolent Social Movements: A Geographical Approach, edited by Stephen Zunes, Lester R. Kurtz, and Sarah Beth Asher.  Cambridge, MA:  Blackwell Publishers.

    Third World Peace Perspectives, Lester R. Kurtz and Shu-Ju Ada Cheng, Guest Editors. Peace Review:  A Transnational Quarterly 10:1 (1998)

    The Web of Violence:  From Interpersonal to Global, edited by Jennifer Turpin and Lester R. Kurtz.  Champaign-Urbana:  University of Illinois Press, 1997.

    The Nuclear Cage:  A Sociology of the Arms Race by Lester R. Kurtz.  Englewood Cliffs, N.J.:  Prentice-Hall, 1988.

    The Politics of Heresy:  The Modernist Crisis in Roman Catholicism by Lester R. Kurtz.  Berkeley, Los Angeles, and London:   University of California Press, 1986.

    Evaluating Chicago Sociology:  A Guide to the Literature with an Annotated Bibliography, by Lester R. Kurtz.   Foreword by Morris Janowitz.  Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, Heritage of Sociology Series, 1984.  Paperback edition, 1986.

  • Soyoung Kwon

    Research Interests: Comparative Politics, Peace and Security in Northeast Asia, North Korea, Public (sport) Diplomacy

    Selected Publications

    Soyoung Kwon (2018) "Post-communist Transition Revisited: the North Korean Regime in a Comparative Authoritarian Perspective," Contemporary Chinese Political Economy and Strategic Relations: An International Journal (SCOPUS), Vol. 4, No. 2, July/Aug.

    Roland Wilson and Soyoung Kwon (2018). "The Importance of Position and Power Symmetry in International Relations: the Case of US Foreign Policy towards North Korea," The Korean Journal of Defense Analysis (SSCI), Vol. 30, No. 2

    Soyoung Kwon (2017). "Prospects for Regime Change in North Korea," International Journal of Korean Studies, Vol. 21, No. 2, Fall/Winter. 

    Soyoung Kwon (2015). "A Comparative Study of the Olympic Games in East Asia: the nexus between politics and sports" Journal of Asia-Pacific Studies, Vol. 22, No. 1. 

    Soyoung Kwon and Young Chul Cho (2014) "Legitimacy and Regime Security in North Korea: Pyongyang's Slogan Politics, " East and West Studies, Vol. 26

    Soyoung Kwon and Joon Seok Hong (ed.)(2014). Sports Relations in East Asia: Theory and Practice, Seoul: iSR Press. 

    Glyn Ford and Soyoung Kwon (2008), North Korea on the Brink: Struggle for Survival, London:Pluto Press.(also translated into Japanese and Korean)

    List of Issue Briefs, Policy Papers, Newspaper columns

  • Eunmee Lee

    Research Interests: She seriously looks into the language and identity issues among English language learners, and she tries to find ways to empower ELLs through using communicative problem solving tasks.

    Selected Publications

    Lee, E. (2018) Conference proceeding “I love stress-free English speaking!”: Effects of Dialogic Jigsaw Puzzle Activities, Korea TESOL International Conference 2017

    Lee, E. (2017) “I love stress-free English speaking!”: Effects of Dialogic Jigsaw Puzzle Activities, Extended Summaries Korea TESOL PAC 2017,



  • Gyu Tag Lee

    Research Interests: Cultural Studies, Media Criticism, Music Industry, Music Criticism, History of American Popular Music, K-Pop, Hallyu, Media and Society, etc.

    Selected Publications

    Lee, Gyu Tag (2019). BTS: New Directions for K-Pop’s Ongoing Global Success. East Asia Foundation Policy Debates, No. 116.

    Lee, Gyu Tag (2018). BTS: New Generation and Emotional Labour. Culture and Science, Vol. 93, pp. 278-291.

    Lee, Gyu Tag and Kim, D.W. (Trans.) (2017). Motown: The Sound of Young America (in Korean).

    Lee, Gyu Tag (2016). Globalization and Digitalization of Popular Music (in Korean).

    Lee, Gyu Tag (2016). The K-Pop Age (in Korean).

    Lee, Gyu Tag (2015). K-Pop Branding and Motown Soul. Korean Journal of Popular Music, Vol. 14, pp. 8-39.

    Lee, Gyu Tag (2011). Between Globality and Locality : Emerging Korean hip-hop. Korean Studies, Vol. 36, pp. 59-84.

  • Hyang Lee

    Research Interests: Language assessment, Task-based language teaching, Teaching pronunciation

    Selected Publications

    Hyang, L. (2018). A Study on Non-Native Pre-Service Teachers’ Scoring Pattern in Korean Speaking Test. Studies in Linguistics 48, pp. 321-340.

    Hyang, L. (2017). An Empirical Study to Rethink the Goals and Components of Teaching Korean Language Pronunciation. Journal of Korean Language Education 28-3, pp. 105-126.

    Hyang L. (2017). A Study on Pronunciation Assessment (Research Book Series), Ewha Womans University Multicultural Center, Jisikkwa kyoyang Press: Seoul, Korea.

    Hyang, L. (2016). A Comprehensive Study on the Language Attitudes of Native Korean Speakers toward Foreign Accented Non-native Korean Speakers. Journal of the International Network for Korean Language and Culture 13-3, pp. 199-229.

    Hyang, L. (2016). Analysis of Examinee Attitudes Toward Computer Based Speaking Assessment – Analysis of Face Validity through Comparing with Face-to-Face Oral Interview Assessment-. Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language 45, pp. 305-330.

  • Jongdoo Lee

    Selected Publications

    Characteristics and Strategic Decision Pattern among Korean Entrepreneurs, Washington Business Research Journal, 2015

    Dynamic Trading Value at Risk: Futures Floor Trading, Journal of Futures Market, 2006

  • Borislava Manojlovic

    Selected Publications


    • Manojlovic, Borislava. (forthcoming 2019). “Representing Collective Trauma of Korean War: Creative Education as a Peacebuilding Strategy”. In Post-Conflict Hauntings: Transforming Memories of Historical Trauma. Eds. Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela and Jeffrey Prager. Palgrave MacMillan.
    • Manojlovic, Borislava & Andrea Bartoli. (forthcoming 2019). “Practices of Reconciliation and Relational Responsibility”. In Spirituality, Emergent Creativity and Reconciliation, Eds. Vern and Gloria Redekop.
    • Manojlovic, Borislava. (2018). “Representations of Contentious History Through Art: The Collective Trauma of Guernica”. Cultural and Religious Studies. 6 (11): 630 – 642.
    • Manojlovic, Borislava. (2018). “Peacebuilding through Education: Innovative Ways of Dealing with Conflict”. Journal der ARGE Bildungsmanagement. 4: 44-50.
    • Manojlovic, Borislava. (2017). Education for Sustainable Peace and Conflict-Resilient Communities. Palgrave MacMillan.


  • Robert I Matz

    Research Interests: Early modern literature, Shakespeare and Renaissance drama, gender and sexuality

    Selected Publications

    Two Early Modern Marriage Sermons: Henry Smith’s A Preparative to Marriage (1591) and William Whately’s A Bride-Bush (1623). Edition. Routledge, 2016.

    "The Scandals of Shakespeare's Sonnets."  ELH 77 (2010): 477-508

    The World of Shakespeare's Sonnets: An Introduction.  McFarland, 2008.  Selected as a 2008 Choice Outstanding Academic Title.

    Defending Literature in Early Modern England: Renaissance Literary Theory in Social Context, Cambridge University Press, 2000.

    "Slander, Renaissance Discourses of Sodomy, and Othello," ELH 66 (1999): 261-76.

  • Vias C Nicolaides

    Research Interests: Leadership, Team dynamics, Employee attendance behaviors, Research methodology, Meta-analysis, Multilevel and Longitudinal Modeling, Data Science

    Selected Publications

    Hermida, R., Luchman, J. N., Nicolaides, V., & Wilcox, C. (2015). The issue of statistical power for overall model fit in evaluating structural equation models. Computational Methods in Social Sciences3(1), 25.

    Mascitelli, A. N., Rojahn, J., Nicolaides, V. C., Moore, L., Hastings, R. P., & Christian‐Jones, C. (2015). The behaviour problems inventory‐short form: reliability and factorial validity in adults with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities28(6), 561-571.

    Nicolaides, V. C., LaPort, K. A., Chen, T. R., Tomassetti, A. J., Weis, E. J., Zaccaro, S. J., & Cortina, J. M. (2014). The shared leadership of teams: A meta-analysis of proximal, distal, and moderating relationships. The Leadership Quarterly25(5), 923-942.

    Kaplan, S., Cortina, J., Ruark, G., LaPort, K., & Nicolaides, V. (2014). The role of organizational leaders in employee emotion management: A theoretical model. The Leadership Quarterly25(3), 563-580.



  • Karen E Rosenblum

    Research Interests: Global and American social problems from an economic perspective; comparative stigma

    Selected Publications

    Co-author/editor, The Meaning of Difference: American Constructions of Race, Sex and Gender, Social Class, Sexual Orientation, and Disability, 7th edition (2015)


  • ChangGyo Ryu

    Research Interests: Chinese classics, Aesthetics, Chinese classical literature, Humanity, Mind, Life, Language Teaching, Teaching Methods

    Selected Publications


    1. Jingan Collection 静庵文集, Translated with Commentary, Seoul: ZMANZ, 2014.
    2. The Completed Poems of the Tang Dynasty Poetess Yu Xuanji , Translated with Commentary, Seoul: Seoul National University Press, 2013.
    3. The Completed Poems of the Tang Dynasty Courtesan Xue Tao, Translated with Commentary, Seoul: Seoul National University Press, 2012.
    4. Wang Guowei, An Critical Biography. Daegu: Youngnam University Press, 2005. *Excellent Academic Book of 2007 by the NAS (The National Academy of Sciences), Republic of Korea
    5. Wang Guowei’‘s Ren Jian Ci Hua, Translated with Commentary, Seoul: Somyong Press, 2004.
    6. Studies of Chinese Literature in the U.S.A, Seoul: HyunHak Press, 2003.



    1. “The Words about Words in The Book of Songs”, The Chung Kuk Mun Hak Journal of Chinese Literature (Published by The Society for Chinese Language & Literature, Seoul, Korea.), No. 97 (Nov. 2018)
    2. “The World of Pleasure in The Book of Songs”, The Dong-A Mun-Hwa The Journal of S.N.U. Institute for Asian Studies, No. 55 (Dec. 2017), Published by The Institute for Asian Studies, College of Humanities, Seoul National University.
    3. “The Anxiety in The Book of Songs”, The Chung Kuk Hak Po Journal of Chinese Studies (Published by The Korea Society for Chinese Studies, Seoul Korea.), Vol. 78 (Nov. 2016),
    4. “German Sinologist Wolfgang Kubin’s Study on the Chinese Literature”, The Chung Kuk Mun Hak Journal of Chinese Literature (Published by The Society for Chinese Language & Literature, Seoul, Korea.), No. 83 (May 2015)
    5. “Study on English Complete Translations of The Book of Poetry (Shijing)The Chung Kuk Mun Hak Journal of Chinese Literature (Published by The Society for Chinese Language & Literature, Seoul, Korea.) Vol. 60 (Aug. 2009)
    6. “The Autumn's Fan of Ban Jieyu”, The Chung Kuk Mun Hak Journal of Chinese Literature (Published by The Society for Chinese Language & Literature, Seoul, Korea.) Vol. 53 (Nov. 2007) *Excellent Article of 2007 by The Society for Chinese Language & Literature, Seoul, Korea.
    7. “What Makes Shangguan Waner Successful”, The Chung Kuk Mun Hak Journal of Chinese Literature (Published by The Society for Chinese Language & Literature, Seoul, Korea.) Vol. 51 (May. 2007), *Excellent Article of 2007 by The Society for Chinese Language & Literature, Seoul, Korea.
  • Eunhee Seo

    Research Interests: SFL-based Second Language (L2) writing pedagogy, discourse analysis, and teacher education

    Selected Publications

    Seo, E. (2019). Lexicogrammar as Meaning-Making Resources: A Systemic Functional Approach to Second Language (L2) Writing Pedagogy in Cross-Border Education. Korean Journal of Applied Linguistics, (Under Review).

    Seo, E. (2016). Engineering Students’ Writing Performance in a College-Level Writing Class: An Appraisal Investigation. Studies in English Education, 21(2), 1-37.

    Seo, E. (2014). Investigating ESL Students’ Timed Essays for Mainstream Composition Class Placement: Insights from Appraisal Theory. Korean Journal of Applied Linguistics, 30(4), 167-203.

    Seo. E. (2013). “Ideological Becoming” of U.S. versus International Teaching Assistants (TAs): Bakhtinian Analysis of TAs’ Voice in a TV Production Studio Lab. Korean Journal of Applied Linguistics, 29(4), 171-219.

  • Heung Gweon Sin

    Research Interests: Simulation, supply chain management, intelligent transportation system, and transportation modelling

    Selected Publications

    Sin, H. and Nam, D., A Study on Ergonomic Traffic Sign focused on Spatial Compatibility, Journal of The Korea Institute of Intelligent Transportation Systems, Volume 16, No. 2, pp. 83-91, 2017.

    Sin, H. and Joo, Y., Development of urban disaster evacuation model using Cube Avenue, Spatial Information Research, Issue 3, pp. 513-521, June 2017.

    Ko, J., Kim, D., Sin, H., and Lee, S., The efficiency of vehicle monitoring locations for a voluntary travel demand management program, Transport, Volume 29, Issue 3, pp. 324-331, 2014.

    Sin, H. and Joo, Y., A Study on Prototype Model for Mesoscopic Evacuation Using Cube Avenue Simulation Model, Journal of Korea Spatial Information Society, Vol. 21, No.5, pp. 33-41, October 2013.

    Sin, H. and Nam, D., Optimum Speed Simulation for Electronic Toll Collection, Journal of Institute of Internet Broadcasting and Communication, Volume 13, No. 3, pp. 87-92, 2013.

  • Roland B Wilson

    Research Interests: Foreign Policy, Diplomacy, Security, Conflict Resolution and Mediation

    Selected Publications

    Key Theories, Terms and Concepts in Dispute and Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies, Roland B. Wilson Editor, May 2019 (English and Thai)

    A Need to Expand the Understanding and Use of this Diverse Peacemaking Tool, Roland B. Wilson, Journal der ARGE Bildungsmanagement, Universitätsinstitut für Beratungs- und Managementwissenschaften an der Fakultät Psychologie der Sigmund Freud Privatuniversität, June 2018                                                                 

    The Importance of Position and Power Symmetry in International Relations: The Case of U.S. Foreign policy towards North Korea, Roland B. Wilson and Soyoung Kwon, North Korean Review, Spring 2018

    The Growing Danger of Historical Distortionism in East Asia: China’s Northeast Asia Project, Roland B. Wilson and Youngmi Choi, Journal of Democracy and Human Rights, Vol 17, No 3, Fall 2017

  • Alice Wrigglesworth

    Research Interests: Culture and Learning; Learning Environments; Writing Instruction

    Selected Publications

    Alice Wrigglesworth has publishing experience, as a proofreader, copyeditor, project manager, and content writer, spanning 20 years. Previously, she worked as an in-house copyeditor and project manager for McGraw-Hill Australia and as a freelance editor and writer for various Seoul-based educational publishers. 

    As a content writer, she has authored or co-authored over 100 titles. She co-authored two series of TOEFL study books for WorldCom ELT: New Strategic Reading I to III (2007) and Reading Explorer I to IV (2008); she authored 60 graded readers for Moonjin Media as part of the Fun to Read series for K to Level 3 (2010-11).

  • Andrea K Zach

    Research Interests: Political economy, German contemporary films, critical theory, immigration, theories of nationalism & citizenship.

    Selected Publications

    "Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin: The Spectacular [A]ffect of Vergangenheitsbewältigung." International Journal of Zizek Studies 6, no. 2 (2012).