Faculty Bios

Seung-Kyun Ko

Office: 1188 Fort Street, Suite 302, Honolulu, HI 96813 (MP Building)
Office Phone Number: (808) 544-0896
Voice Mail: (808) 544-9328
Fax: (808) 544-0834
E-mail: sko@hpu.edu

Seung-Kyun Ko, Ph.D.
Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., International Relations, University of Pennsylvania
B.A., Political Science, College of Wooster           

Dr. Ko teaches courses on the American political system, comparative politics, major Asian political systems, East Asian international relations, and international relations. He serves on the editorial board of the Collegiate Press, Korea Observer, and the Korea Forum. His articles have appeared in Pacific Affairs and Modern Asian Studies. He facilitated the participation of HPU students in an academic seminar conducted by Ambassador Richard L. Walker on the Role of China in East Asia sponsored by the East-West Center. Previously, he served as research commissioner at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Korea and VIP interpreter at the U.S. State Department.