Lee, Chulwoo
Ph.D. (London school of Economics and Political Science), Sociolegal Studies
chulwoo.lee@yonsei.ac.kr 02-2123-6025
Yonsei Law School, 50 Yonseiro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 120-749, Republic of Korea
Ph.D. 1996, London School of Economics and Political Science
LL.M. 1987, Georgetown University Law Center
LL.M. 1985, Seoul National University
LL.B. 1983, Seoul National University
- Professor of Law, Yonsei Law School (March 2010-present)
- Affiliate Professor, University of Washington School of Law (Sept. 2011-June 2012)
- Garvey Schubert Barer Visiting Professor of Asian Law, University of Washington School of Law (Jan. 2011-June 2011)
- Associate Professor of Law, College of Law, Yonsei University, and Yonsei Law School (Sept. 2006-Feb. 2010)
- Associate Professor of Law, College of Law, Sungkyunkwan University (April 2003-Aug. 2006)
- Assistant Professor of Law, College of Law, Sungkyunkwan University (March 1999-March 2003)
- Full-time Lecturer, Graduate School of International Area Studies, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (March 1997-Feb. 1999)
- Visiting Scholar, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford (Jan. 2006-Dec. 2006)
- Visiting Scholar, Wolfson College, University of Oxford (May 2006-Oct. 2006)
- 2006 LG/Yonam International Fellowship
- 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award, Yonsei Law School
- Chairperson, Immigration Policy Advisory Board, Ministry of Justice, Government of the Republic of Korea (2014-present)
- Member of the International Activities Committee, Law and Society Association (2015-present)
- Member of the Editorial Board, Asian Journal of Law and Society (2013-present)
- President, Korean Law and Society Association (2015-present)
- President, Korean Society for the Sociology of Law (July 2012-present)
- President, Korea International Migration Studies Association (2013-2014)
- Editor-in-Chief, Yonsei Law Journal (Jan. 2013-Feb. 2014)
- Member of the Board of Trustees, Ahnmim Policy Forum (2010-2013)
- Editor-in-Chief, Beop gwa sahoe [Korean Journal of Law and Society] (2009-2010)
- Member, Special Sub-Committee for the Amendment of the Nationality Act, Ministry of Justice, Government of the Republic of Korea (2008-2009)
Law and social theory
Social history of law
Citizenship and migration
Diaspora and nationalism
Globalization and national sovereignty
<Publications in English / non-Korean languages>

- "Concepts of Nation and the Politics of Membership in East Asia," Korea Forum, Special No.2, 2014, pp.14-18.
- "Hegemony, Contestation, and Empowerment: The Politics of Law and Society Studies in South Korea," Asian Journal of Law and Society 1(2), 2014, pp.275-304.
- "Did the Haves Come Out Ahead? Civil Justice and Agrarian Relations in Korea under Japanese Rule," Yonsei Law Journal 5(1), 2014, pp.1-40.
- "Citizenship, Nationality, and Legal Status," in Immanuel Ness (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013).
- "How Can You Say You're Korean?: Law, Governmentality and National Membership in South Korea," Citizenship Studies 16(1), 2012, pp.85-102.
- "South Korea: The Transformation of Citizenship and the State-Nation Nexus," Journal of Contemporary Asia 40(2), 2010, pp.230-251.
- "The Treatment of Stateless Persons and the Reduction of Statelessness: Policy Suggestions for the Republic of Korea" [with In Seop Chung, Ho Taeg Lee and Jung Hae Park], Korea Review of International Studies 13(1), 2010, pp.7-30.
- "The Rule of Law and Forms of Power: Towards a Theory of Socio-Cultural Foundations of the Rule of Law in Korea," Korea Journal 49(4), 2009, pp.5-28.
- "The Legal Topography of Agrarian Relations in Southern Korea under Japanese Rule: Law and Tenancy Practices in Suncheon County, South Jeolla Province, 1920-1934," Review of Korean Studies 12(2), 2009, pp.139-164.
- "The Transnationalization of the Nation-State and the Discourse of Citizenship and Immigration" [in Japanese], in Takao Tanase (ed.), Shimin shakai to ho [Civil Society and Law, in Japanese], Tokyo: Minerva shobo, 2007.
- "'Us' and 'Them' in Korean Law: The Creation, Accommodation and Exclusion of Outsiders in South Korea," in Arthur Rosett, Lucie Cheng and Margaret Woo (eds.), East Asian Law - Universal Norms and Local Cultures, London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2003.
- "Democratization and Legal Change in South Korea: Overview," Review of Korean Studies 6(2), 2003, pp.3-26.
- "Talking About Law and Society in Korea Under Japanese Rule," Hoshakaigaku [Law and Society, journal published by the Japan Association of Sociology of Law] 57, 2002, pp.201-223.
- "Talking About Korean Legal Culture: A Critical Review of the Discursive Production of Legal Culture in Korea," in Korean National Commission for UNESCO (ed.), Korean Politics: Striving for Democracy and Unification, Elizabeth, NJ, 2002 (originally published in Korea Journal 38(3), 1998, pp.45-76).
- "Modernity, Legality and Power in Korea Under Japanese Rule," in Gi-Wook Shin and Michael Robinson (eds.), Colonial Modernity in Korea, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Asian Center, 1999.
- "Equity and Ideology in the International Law of Development: The 'New International Economic Order' Revisited," International Area Review 2(1), 1997, pp.49-80.
- "Datsu-A and Nyu-A: The Ideological Duality of Japanese Expansionism," ASEN Bulletin 10, 1996, pp.10-16.
- "Cultural Missions and Ideological Resources of Japanese Colonialism in Korea," Beopsahak yeongu [Korean Journal of Legal History] 14, 1993, pp.175-209.

<Publications in Korean>
- See http://lawschool.yonsei.ac.kr/contents/professor/fullprof_34.html