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Heeshik Yang

Visiting Scholar in International and Public Affairs

Biography

Born in 1982. I entered the Korea Military Academy in 2002. And I was commissioned as a Republic of Korea Army Infantry officer in 2006(major in international relations). I served as Platoon leader from 2006 to 2007, as Company commander from 2009 to 2013, and earned a master's degree in 2016(major in security strategy). In 2019, I served as the Deputy commander of the R.O.Korea unit of the UNC JSA Security Battalion. In 2020, I served at the R.O.K.-U.S. CFC(Combined Forces Command). I worked at the R.O.Army Headquarters from 2021 to 2022.

Research

A comparative analysis of the R.O.K.-U.S. National Security Council from 2004 to 2006(a bachelor's degree thesis). A comparative analysis of the R.O.K.-U.S.-JAPAN National Security Council from 2014 to 2016(Master's degree thesis). 2017 Conflict Fulfillment Concept Study (KCI / Registered journal)

Publications

Conflict Fulfillment Concept of Korea : Focusing on the correlation between case and theory(2017, KCI / Registered journal, Journal of Military History Studies)

Teaching

2002-2006 : Korea Military Academy Cadet

2006 : Officer Basic Course

2009 : Officer Advanced Course

2016 : Joint Forces Military University

2022 : LTC Command and Staff Course