KIM Taehwan 김태환
Korea National Diplomatic Academy 국립외교원
Associate Professor 부교수
Dr. Taehwan Kim is Associate Professor of Public Diplomacy of the Korea National Diplomatic Academy(KNDA), the ROK Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Before joining KNDA in 2013, he had served as Director of Public Diplomacy at the Korea Foundation since 2008. He also taught as Research Professor at the Division of International Education of Yonsei University during 2002 and 2008. He is a book review editor for the quarterly Global Asia published by the East Asia Foundation. Dr. Kim graduated from Yonsei University (B.A. and M.A. in Political Science) and received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University. His research focus is on comparative political economy of post-socialist transformation and Korea’s public diplomacy. His recent works include “Authoritarian Post-Communist Transition and Its Future in China, Vietnam, and North Korea”; “Beyond Geopolitics: South Korea’s Eurasia Initiative as a New Nordpolitik”; “Paradigm Shift in Diplomacy: A Conceptual Model for Korea’s New Public Diplomacy”; and “Can Putin Go Beyond Putinism, Or Will It Be More of the Same?”.

현재 국립외교원 부교수로 재직중이다. 2008년부터 2013년까지 한국국제교류재단 정책연구실장을 거쳐 공공외교사업부장으로 재임하였다. 미국 콜럼비아대학교에서 정치학 박사학위를 취득하고, 연세대학교 연구교수, 한국정치학회 이사 및 한국슬라브학회 연구이사를 역임하였다. 동아시아재단에서 발간하는 Global Asia의 서평 편집인이다. 주 관심분야는 ‘탈사회주의 경제변혁’과 ‘공공외교’이며, 최근의 저작으로는 「지정학, 탈지정학, 대항지정학: 평화와 공존의 한국 외교정책 정체성을 향하여」, 「21세기 신지정학의 새로운 요소들과 한국의통일외교」, “Authoritarian Post-Communist Transition and Its Future in China, Vietnam, and North Korea,” “Beyond Geopolitics: South Korea’s Eurasia Initiative as a New Nordpolitik,” “Paradigm Shift in Diplomacy: A Conceptual Model for Korea’s New Public Diplomacy” 등이 있다.