Lecturer in International Relations, Macquarie University

Sung-Young Kim is Lecturer in the Department of Modern History, Politics & International Relations at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. His research on the developmental states of East Asia and the building of high-technology industries include "Hybridized industrial ecosystems and the makings of a new developmental infrastructure in East Asia’s green energy sector", Review of International Political Economy, 2019, 26(1); “Transitioning from Fast-Follower to Innovator” Review of International Political Economy, 2012, 19(1); “The Politics of Technological Upgrading in South Korea” New Political Economy, 2012, 17(3); “The Rise of East Asia’s Global Companies” Global Policy, 2013, 4(2); “Developmental Environmentalism” (with E. Thurbon) Politics & Society, 2015, 43(2); "Korea’s Greening Strategy: The Role of Smart Microgrids" (with J.A. Mathews) The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, 2017, 14(2). Work on his current focus on the building of green energy markets and the decline of nuclear energy in East Asia appeared in Project Syndicate ("A Greener Grid for East Asia" (with J.A Mathews)), 11 August 2017: https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/south-korea-taiwan-end-nuclear-power-by-sung-young-kim-and-john-a--mathews-2017-08

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer, Department of Modern History, Politics & International Relations

Education

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    Department of Government and International Relations, University of Sydney, PhD