Dr. Hyung Gu Lynn is Associate Professor, and AECL/KEPCO Chair in Korean Research at the Institute of Asian Research, University of British Columbia. He is also the Editor for the journal Pacific Affairs. Pacific Affairs is an independent, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that has been published continuously since 1928. His research focuses mainly on a variety of issues in Korea and Japan, ranging in chronological coverage from the late-19th century to the present, and in subject matter from international relations to visual culture. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University and his MA and BA from the University of British Columbia. Prior to joining the IAR in 2002, Dr. Lynn held positions at Hitotsubashi University and Hanyang University. More recently, Dr. Lynn has been a visiting professor at Kyushu University and Seoul National University.