Taehee Whang is a Professor of Political Science and International Studies, Yonsei University. After receiving the PhD from the University of Rochester in 2007, he worked at Texas A&M University as an Assistant Professor for five years. He joined Korea University in 2012 and moved to Yonsei University in 2015. His research interest includes economic sanctions and aid, international relations, and politics and economy of North Korea. His work appears in American Journal of Political Science, British Journal of Political Science, International Organization, and Political Analysis.