Hyun Jin Choi
Hyun Jin Choi, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Kyung Hee University in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Professor Choi’s research interests fall within the field of civil war, political violence, Sub-Saharan Africa, and political methodology. He received his PhD degree from Michigan State University (Dissertation: When Ethnic Exclusion is Good Politics: Ethnic Exclusion, Armed Conflict, and Leadership Tenure in Small-Coalition Systems (East Lansing, MI, 2012) and MA from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. Prior to joining Kyung Hee University, Professor Choi was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow of the European Research Council at the University of Sussex, England, and Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Before that he was also a Research Associate at the Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis in Boston, Massachusetts. His articles have been published in numerous refereed journals, including Politics and Religion, International Interactions, Terrorism and Political Violence, Global Environmental Change, International Studies Quarterly, Comparative Politics, and Journal of Conflict Resolution.