Sang Hoon Bae is Professor at the Department of Education and Vice President for student affairs in the Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU). Before joining in the faculty, he served as Assistant Secretary to the President for Education in the Office of the President. Professor Bae also has sixteen-year experience in the Korean Ministry of Education. He has held positions in various parts of the Ministry, including Director in the International Cooperation Team and in the After-school Policy Planning Team. He completed both Ph. D. and MS degree in Workforce Education and Development (WFED) from the Pennsylvania State University (PSU) in 2006 and 2004, respectively and earned a BA in Ethics Education from the Seoul National University in Korea. His current research interests focus on education reform policy, student success in higher education, and human resources development (HRD) at the national level. He is editor in chief of International Journal for Research on Extended Education. His recent publications appear in many internationally recognized journals.