Baik, Tae-Ung


Dr. Tae-Ung Baik joined the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii in 2011. Before coming to Hawaii, he had been Assistant Professor and Director of the Korean Legal Studies Program at the Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia (UBC) since 2003. From 2002-2003, he conducted research on human rights issues as a visiting scholar at Harvard Law School. Professor Baik teaches international law, international criminal law, human rights, comparative law, and Korean law. Dr. Baik was born in South Korea and graduated from Seoul National University College of Law. He earned his master (LL.M.) and doctoral (JSD) degrees on international human rights law from Notre Dame Law School in the U.S. He was admitted to the Bar in the State of New York, and worked for Human Rights Watch in New York as a research intern and later as a research consultant with a focus on human rights problems in both North and South Koreas. He served the South Korean Delegation to the 56th United Nations Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights as a legal adviser.

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