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Faculty Profiles : HEE EUN LEE
Member of the New York Bar.
Professor Lee received his bachelor’s degree (A.B.) in Political Science and Asian Studies from Vassar College. At Syracuse University, he received his law degree (J.D.) with honors from the College of Law and his master’s degree (M.A.) in International Relations from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. He received his master of laws degree (LL.M.) in International Legal Studies from New York University School of Law.
He was associated with a law firm in downtown New York City where he practiced maritime and admiralty law and commercial litigation. Professor Lee has also taught as an adjunct professor at Regent University School of Law’s International Law and Human Rights Summer Program in Strasbourg, France and as an instructor at the Central Officials Training Institute (Korea), Korean Intellectual Property Office, and Seoul Bar Association. He was also a visiting fellow at Emory Law School’s Center for the Study of Law and Religion in the fall of 2011.
Professor Lee is the Managing Editor of the Asian Yearbook of International Law published by Routledge. He is also a Member of the Board of Governors of the Foundation for the Development of International Law in Asia (DILA).
His recent publication is Dokdo: Historical Appraisal and International Justice (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2011) (co-edited with Seokwoo Lee).
At Handong, he teaches Contemporary Issues in International Law, International Economic Law, International Human Rights, and Public International Law.