Woohyeok Seo

Woohyeok Seo

PhD candidate

Department of International Relations

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English, Japanese, Korean
Key Expertise
Memory, Victimhood, Nuclear Weapons, Historical IR, Northeast Asia

About me

Woohyeok Seo is a PhD candidate in International Relations at LSE. He is currently working as an Editor for Millennium: Journal of International Studies Vol. 53 and previously worked as a Deputy Editor of Vol. 52.

Born and raised in South Korea, Woohyeok earned a BA in Political Science and International Studies from Yonsei University in Seoul. He holds an MA in International Security with concentrations in East Asia and Human Rights from Sciences Po Paris and an MSc in International Relations (Research) from LSE.

Previously, Woohyeok worked as a political researcher at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the United States from 2018 to 2021. He also participated in the Wilson Center’s North Korea International Documentation Project in Washington DC.

Research topic

Nuclear victimhood and its implications on memory and nuclear politics

Teaching Experience

IR205 International Security (LSE) 2023/24

Academic supervisor

Katharine Millar

Research Cluster affiliation

Theory/Area/History Research Cluster

Security and Statecraft Cluster


Expertise Details

Memory; Victimhood; Nuclear Weapons; Critical War Studies; Historical IR; Northeast Asia

My research