Sung Jae Park

Research Fellow at the Korean Educational Development Institue (KEDI)

Dr. Sung Jae Park is research fellow at the Korean Educational Development Institute (KEDI). His research focus on Asian Studies in the areas of Education, Law, Science, and Technology. Dr. Park has published several books, articles, and essays including Korean Taxation (Seoul: Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers 5th ed. 2015), International Taxation in Korea (Amazon Kindle: S&B House 2013), and Business Taxation (Seoul: Pouvoir Economic Institute 2011). Trained in Law, Economics, Education, Politics, and Engineering, Dr. Park holds an LL.B. and a Ph.D. in Law from Korea University, an LL.M. from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, an M.S. and a Ph.D. (ABD) in Engineering from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), an M.A. in Economics from Sogang University, an MPA from Seoul National University, an M.A. in International Policy from the Graduate Institute of Peace Studies, Kyung Hee University, and an MBA from Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. He is also a trained negotiator from Harvard Law School. Before becoming a research scholar, he had served as Assistant Secretary to the President for Political Affairs and for Education at the Blue House. He taught at the Korea University School of Law and the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea. During the 2018-2020 academic year, Dr. Park was a visiting scholar at the East-West Center, Hawaii and the Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.