Samuel S. Kim (Ph.D., Columbia, 1966) is Senior Research Scholar at the Center for Korean Research, Weatherhead East Asian Institute. Professor Kim previously taught at Foreign Affairs Institute, Beijing, China (1985– 1986), Princeton University (1986–1993), and Columbia University (1993–2006) and is editor-in-chief of the Asia in World Politics series of Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. He is the author/editor of 23 books on East Asian international relations, Chinese and Korean foreign relations, and world order studies, including China, the United Nations, and World Order (Princeton University Press, 1979), The War System: An Interdisciplinary Approach (editor, Westview Press, 1980), The Quest for a Just World Order (Westview Press,1984), China and the World (editor, Westview Press, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1998), East Asia and Globalization (editor, Rowman & Littlefield, 2000), Korea’s Democratization (editor, Cambridge University Press, 2003), The International Relations of Northeast Asia (editor, Rowman & Littlefield, 2004), The Two Koreas and the Great Powers(Cambridge University Press, 2006). He has published more than 200 articles in edited volumes and leading international relations journals, including American Journal of International Law, The China Quarterly, Asian Survey, Asian Perspective, Journal of East Asian Studies, International Interactions, InternationalOrganization, International Journal, Journal of Peace Research, World Politics, and World Policy Journal. His five most recent publications: (1) “The Rivalry between the Two Koreas,” in William Thompson and Sumit Ganguly, eds. Asian Rivalries: Conflict, Escalation, and Limitations on Two-Level Games (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011), pp. 145-175, 238-241; (2) North Korean Foreign Relations in the Post-Cold War World – Scholar’s Choice Edition, Paperback (Carlisle Barracks, PA: Strategic Studies Institute, 2015); (3) China, the United Nations and World Order (Princeton, NJ: Princeton Legacy Library edition, 2016); (4) Kim Byeong-ro, trans. Hanbando wa 4dae Ganggook (한반도와 4대 강국) . Seoul: Han-ul Academy, 2016. [The Korean language edition of Samuel S. Kim, The Two Koreas and the Great Powers (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006)] and (5) “U.S.-China Competition over Nuclear North Korea,” Insight Turkey, Vol. 19, No. 3 (Summer 2017): 121-137.