Joong-Seop Kim is a Fulbright Visiting Scholar conducting research on human rights education in the United States. Dr. Kim is Professor of Sociology at Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, South Korea. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Hull University, U.K. and received his BA and MA from Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea. From 2001-2003 he directed the Center for Reunification, Peace and Human Rights, Gyeongsang National University, South Korea. He was also a Visiting Scholar at Essex University, U.K. from 1997-1999. Dr. Kim has published books on human rights and the social history including, The Korean Paekjong Under Japanese Rule: The Quest for Equality and Human Rights (RoutledgeCurzon, 2003) and Human Rights in Korean Community (Orum Publishing, 2002). While at Columbia University as a Visiting Scholar, Dr. Kim will be advised by Professor J. Paul Martin.