Dr. John E. Endicott, since 2007, has been the President of Woosong University in Daejeon, Korea and the Vice Chancellor of SolBridge International School of Business. His areas of interest include regional security in Northeast Asia, economic development, demographic issues, educational innovations, and nuclear non-proliferation.
Formerly nominated twice for the Nobel Peace Prize (2005 and 2009), Dr. Endicott is an accomplished writer and educator.
Books he authored or co-authored by him include “Japan’s Nuclear Option,” “The Politics of East Asia,” “American Defense Policy,” “Regional Security Issues,” and “U.S. Foreign Policy: History, Process, and Policy,” and most recently his memoirs entitled: “Destined to Serve” of December 2019.
Prior to his role at Woosong University, Dr. Endicott taught at the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Institute of Technology for over 18 years and prior to that served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force for more than 28 years.
He received his Ph.D. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy of Tufts University in cooperation with Harvard University.
In October 2010, Endicott was awarded an Honorary Doctorate (Doctorate Honoris Causa) from the University of Toulouse in recognition of his efforts to build a regime of international peace and cooperation in Northeast Asia, and in February 2019 received an Honorary Doctorate in Political Science from Dankook University of South Korea for his “enhancement of world peace through the movement for a Limited Nuclear Weapons-Free Zone in Northeast Asia.”