Seung-Hun Hong

RegNet Alumni and Visitor


BA in Political Science (Korea); MA in Politics (Korea & NYU); PhD, RegNet, Australian National University

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Seung-Hun completed his PhD with RegNet in 2016. His thesis was in the field of political science on the topic of Dynamics of reciprocal regulation. Upon graduating, he commenced his role as a Political Researcher at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Canberra.

In early 2018 he started a new role as Principal Researcher at the Korean Embassy in London, UK.

Before embarking on his PhD at RegNet, he worked in various research think tanks in Korea, including the East Asia Institute and the Ilmin International Relations Institute at Korea University.

His research has appeared in various edited volumes and peer-reviewed journals including Regulation & Governance and Korean Political Science Review.

Research interests
Regulation and Governance; Responsive regulation; Regulatory enforcement; Prudential regulation; Childcare regulation; Neo-republicanism; Deliberative Democracy

Former PhD student
Dr Hong graduated from the RegNet PhD program in 2016. He was a recipient of the Kapyong Commemorative Postgraduate Scholarship. His thesis topic was ‘Reciprocity at the Frontline: Responsive Relational Regulation in Australia and South Korea’.

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