Lee, Chulwoo

South Korea

Chulwoo Lee is Professor of Law at Yonsei Law School and Director of the Institute of Legal Studies, Yonsei University. He studied at Seoul National University (LL.B. and LL.M.), Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M.), and the London School of Economics and Political Science (Ph.D.). He held full-time faculty positions at the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies and Sungkyunkwan University, and taught at the University of Washington School of Law as Garvey Schubert Barer Visiting Professor of Asian Law (2011). His areas of academic interest include citizenship and nationhood, law and social theory, social history of law. Currently, he focuses his research on diaspora engagement policies and the theorization of the relationship between sovereignty and citizenship. Chulwoo Lee was President of the Korea International Migration Studies Association (2013-2015) and is an advisor to the Korea Immigration Service, Ministry of Justice, Government of the Republic of Korea.