Kim Nam-Kook is Jean Monnet Chair and Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Korea University. He studied at Seoul National University and Oxford University, and received his PhD in political science from the University of Chicago. His research concern is the philosophical interpretation of public policy in the areas of citizenship, human rights, and multiculturalism in Europe and Asia. He was the winner of Best Article Awards from the Korean Political Science Association (KPSA) in 2011 and also from the Korean Society of Contemporary European Studies (KSCES) in the same year. He previously served as Editor in Chief for the Korean Political Science Review and President for KSCES in 2017. His publications include the articles ‘Cultural Survival and Universal Human Rights’, and ‘European Experiences for East Asian Integration’, and the books Multicultural Challenges and Sustainable Democracy in Europe and East Asia (2014), Deliberative Multiculturalism in Britain (2011), and Globalization and Regional Integration in Europe and Asia (2009).