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Research Fellows

Jaehung Chung
Department : Department of Security Strategy Studies
Contact : 031-750-7584
Position : Research Fellow
E-Mail : jameschung@sejong.org

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Degree and Work Experience


JaeHung Chung(James Chung) is Research Fellow(Department of Security Strategy Studies) of the Sejong institute. He received a Bachelor’s degree from Peking University in China (Beijing), MA in Sogang University in Korea(Seoul), Ph.D. from Chinese Academy of Social Science in China(Beijing). He is responsible for issues affecting the Chinese Security and Defense, Sino-North Korea (Sino-South Korea) Security relations, Northeast Asian and Korean Peninsula Security affairs(issue​​​​). He has served on Assistant Professor of Kyungnam University (Department of Political Science and Diplomacy), The Institute of Far Eastern Studies (IFES), Office of Korean Peninsula Security Research affairs(Research Fellow), Consulate General of the Republic of Korea Guangzhou in China, Political affairs(Senior Researcher) and so on. He was a member of Korean military security society, Association for International Security and Cooperation in Chinese Military and Security at Advisory Committee, The National Unification Advisory Council and Chinese Security study group committee member and so on.



THAAD and MD(Missile Defense) issue of his Research paper and writings include Considering THAAD, KAMD and Kill Chain as ROK’s Military Countermeasures against North Korean Nuclear Missile Threat, Considering Deployment of THAAD and Sino-South Korea Security Relation, Over the Deployment of THAAD at China’s Response and Prospects, The Security Benefits and the Necessity THAAD Deployment, China’s Perception of the THAAD Deployment and Response Strategy for South Korea, North Korea’s Fifth Nuclear Test and ROK-China security Dilemma: Deployment of THAAD issue and so on

Some of his Research paper and writings include The North Korea Security Issues Surrounding Sino-Korea Security Dilemma: Around XI Jinping Era Foreign Policy Strategy and North Korea Policy, Xi Jinping Administration’s North Korea Security Policy: Conflict and Exploration,   Prospect of Xi Jinping administration’s Choice on North Korea’s Political and Security Peril, A Study on the Development Process of Shanghai Cooperation Organization(SCO): Focusing on the Strategic National Security Relations between Russia and China, China’s North Korea Policy Change and Study on Korean Peninsula Security Order Possibility of Establishment, A Look on China’s Offensive Naval Power Build Up and the South China sea Dispute, A Study on China’s Maritime Security Strategy and Rising Naval Strength, The Changing Regional Security order of China’s Military Buildup, Post-cold War era Security Regime of the Korean Peninsula, A Study on the policy for Security Cooperative Relationship between China and South Korea, South Korea-India Security Cooperation, Northeast Asian Security situation and Korean Peninsula and so on.


Interests and Expertise

​​My Research and interest area is Chinese Security(Defense) and Nontraditional Security, Sino-North Korea (Sino-South Korea) Security relations, Northeast Asian and Korean Peninsula Security affair

List of Publications