Erik Mobrand is associate professor of Korean studies at the Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University. His research and teaching areas cover development studies, democracy in Asia, and alternative approaches to Asian studies. Trained in political science, Erik has a regional focus on Korea and China. His articles on Korean and Chinese affairs have appeared in Journal of Asian Studies, Modern Asian Studies, Journal of Contemporary China, and Pacific Affairs, among other outlets. His recent research considers linkages between law and political space in South Korea. He taught previously at the National University of Singapore.
Erik will be a visiting scholar at the Centre from January to mid-February 2018. During his stay at the Centre he will teach in the master programme and also engage in other activities .