China Seminar | 14 April 1994

North Korean-Chinese Relations

Dae-Sook Suh Dae-Sook Suh

Please join us for a fascinating and timely look at relations between North Korea and China by Dae-Sook Suh, professor of political science at the University of Hawaii since 1972 and director of the U.H. Center for Korean Studies. Well known internationally, Dr. Suh is the author of a number of books, including The Korean Communist Movement 1918-1948 and Documents of Korean Communism (Princeton University Press, 1967 and 1970 respectively), Korean Communism, 1945-1980: A Reference Guide to the Political System and Koreans in the Soviet Union (University of Hawaii Press, 1981 and 1987 respectively), and Kim Il Sung: The North Korean Leader (Columbia University Press, 1988).

Dr. Suh was a senior fellow at the East-West Center, Fulbright Scholar, guest scholar at the Smithsonian Institution, and visiting professor at the University of Texas, University of Washington, and Seoul National University. He serves on the editorial boards of Asian Survey, Korea and World Affairs, The Korean Journal of Defense Analysis, and other publications. Dr. Suh received his Ph.D. in Public Law and Government from Columbia University in 1964 and taught at the University of Houston before joining the University of Hawaii.