Seung Hyok Lee

Dr. Seung Hyok Lee

Frieberg Center Post-Doctoral Fellow 2015-2017

Seung Hyok Lee is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Harry S. Truman Institute for the

Advancement of Peace at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Previously, he was affiliated with

the Louis Frieberg Center for East Asian Studies. He received his doctoral degree in Political

Science (International Relations) at the University of Toronto in 2011, and received his master’s

degree at Waseda University, Japan. His research interest is domestic society’s influence on

publicized foreign policy issues, with specific focus on Japan and the Korean Peninsula.

He is the author of Japanese Society and the Politics of the North Korean Threat (University of

Toronto Press, 2016), and of "North Korea in South Korea-Japan Relations as a Source of

Mutual Security Anxiety among Democratic Societies," (The International Relations of the Asia-

Pacific, Volume 16, Issue 2, 2016).