Eunjung LIM

Associate Professor, Division of International Studies, Kongju National University

Eunjung Lim is an Associate Professor at Division of International Studies, Kongju National
University (KNU). She served as Vice President for International Affairs, Dean of Institute of Korean
Education and Culture, and Dean of Institute of International Language Education at the same

Her areas of specialization include international cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, comparative and
global governance, and energy, nuclear, and climate change policies of East Asian countries. Since
2018, she has served as a board member of Korea Institute of Nuclear Nonproliferation and Control
(KINAC), and currently serves as a member of Policy Advisory Committee for Ministry of
Unification. She is also the chair of Japan Studies Committee of The Korean Association of
International Studies.

Before joining the KNU faculty, Dr. Lim served as an Assistant Professor at College of
International Studies, Ritsumeikan University, in Kyoto, Japan. She also taught at several universities
in the United States and Korea, including Johns Hopkins University, Yonsei University, and Korea
University. She has been a researcher and a visiting fellow at academic institutes including the Center
for Contemporary Korean Studies at Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies at the University of
Tokyo, the Institute of Japanese Studies at Seoul National University, the Institute of Japan Studies at
Kookmin University, and the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan.

She earned a B.A. from the University of Tokyo, an M.I.A. from Columbia University’s School
of International and Public Affairs, and a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced
International Studies.

Research interests: international cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region, comparative and global
governance, energy security, resource security, nuclear policies, fuel cycle policies, climate change