Jin Kyo Suh


Jin Kyo Suh is a currently visiting scholar and adjunct professor of the U.S. –Korea Institute at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University in the Washington, D.C. Dr. Suh is also a senior research fellow of the Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP), a leading policy institute and source of advice to the government on major international economic policy issues.

He was a vice president and director of the KIEP in 2014-2016 and served a special trade policy advisor to the minister of Trade, Industry, and Energy during the same period. He was a Fulbright visiting researcher at Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture in 2013-2014 and has provided commentary and analysis to the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) since 2005, Korea’s leading public service broadcaster and the most influential media organization in the country. 

Dr. Suh has published a wide range of books, reports, and opinion pieces in Korean on international trade and agricultural development and has deeply engaged in making of national strategies on multilateral trade negotiation under the GATT/WTO and bilateral free trade negotiations with Korea’s major trading partners such as the U.S., European Union, and China since 1990

He holds an M.S. and a Ph. D. in agricultural and resource economics from the University of Maryland at College Park, and a B.S. and M.A. in agricultural economics from Korea University in Seoul.