Suk Kyoon Kim

Suk Kyoon Kim studied public affairs at Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea and went on to receive MPAs at Seoul National University and Indiana University and a Ph. D in Public Administration at Hanyang University. His dissertation is about the Asian piracy problem, helping him earn a title of ‘Dr. Pirate.’ In addition to teaching international maritime law at Inha University, he has been an adjunct professor at the Hanyang University Graduate School of Public Policy. He is serving as professor at Myungji College. He served as a Korean Augmentation to the U.S. Army in Korea, director general of the Security and Safety Bureau, commander, director general of the Planning and Coordination Bureau, deputy commissioner and commissioner general of the Korea Coast Guard. He also has written numerous books and articles on maritime security and law.