Ingu Hwang

Ingu Hwang

Korea Foundation Visiting Assistant Professor of International Studies, Boston College
Ingu Hwang earned his doctoral degree with honors from the Department of History at the University of Chicago in June 2015. His dissertation examined Korean democratization during the 1970s as a global process. His areas of interests are: East Asian/modern Korean history, Cold War-US diplomatic history, and human rights/humanitarianism history. As a post-graduate instructor at the University of Chicago, he taught courses on human rights history and on modern Korea. In August 2017, he joined the International Studies Program at Boston College as the Korea Foundation Visiting Assistant Professor. He currently teaches courses on contemporary Korea in the global context. He is in the process of finishing his first book Transnational Democratization: Human Rights in South Korea and US Cold War Policy (under contact with University of Pennsylvania Press, Human Rights Series).  

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