Dr. Sangmin Bae
Bernard J. Brommel Distinguished Professor
Political Science
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5662
International Relations, Human Rights
Courses Taught
International Organization: Theory and Practice
War and Peace
International Human Rights
Politics of East Asia
International Relations in Asia
Introduction to Political Science
Introduction to World Politics
Politics and Governments of North and South Korea
Research Interests
International Norms, Human Rights, Human Security, East Asian Politics

Ph.D., Political Science, Purdue University

M.A., Political Science and Diplomacy, Ewha Womans University (Seoul, South Korea)

B.A., Political Science and Diplomacy, Ewha Womans University (Seoul, South Korea)

Additional Information

Sangmin Bae teaches and conducts research in the areas of human rights, human security, international organizations, and East Asian politics. Dr. Bae’s research focuses particularly on the role of political leadership and domestic political institutions in explaining why countries respond differently to international human rights norms.

Her work has appeared in various journals, including Comparative Politics, International Journal of Human Rights, Asian Affairs, Pacific Affairs, International Politics, Human Rights Review, Zeitschrift Fuer Menschenrechte [Journal for Human Rights], and Asian Journal of Political Science, among others. She is the author of 'When the State No Longer Kills: International Human Rights Norms and Abolition of Capital Punishment" (SUNY Press, 2007) and "Human Security, Changing States and Global Responses" (Routledge 2015).

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Curriculum Vitae
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