Director of Global Leadership and Asian Scholar programs
Seungkwon You completed his master’s degree and Ph.D. in political science at the University of Missouri. He is the director of the Global Leadership Program and Asian Scholars Program at the Asian Affairs Center, which hosts more than 70 Asian professionals, including Koreans, Chinese and Thais. Additionally, he is an associate teaching professor for the Korean Studies Program at MU, and has been teaching courses on Korean society through cinema and U.S.-Korean relations for the past 15 years. Seungkwon is very interested in environmental justice, globalization and democratization.