Park Gil-Sung is Professor of Sociology and was a former Dean of College of Liberal Arts at Korea University. He also serves on the board of directors of the National Research Council for Economics, Humanities, and Social Sciences in Korea and was a Vice President of the Korean Sociological Association.
He obtained his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Korea University, followed by a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1988. Professor Park does research and teaching on a variety of issues in economic sociology, information sociology, comparative sociology, developmental sociology, and sociology of world society.
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