Faculty & Staff



Distinguished International Lecturers
Seoul National University of Law


JD, Northwestern University, 2023
PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 2023
BA, Seoul National University, 2023


Jae-Hyup Lee is Professor of Law at Seoul National University. He earned his BA in anthropology at Seoul National University, a PhD in American Civilization at the University of Pennsylvania, and a JD at Northwestern University in Chicago. He was a Fulbright visiting scholar (2005-2006), Wallace S. Fujiyama Visiting Professor (2010-2011), and has been a Distinguished International Lecturer (since January 2015) at the University of Hawaii Law School.

Professor Lee’s research interests include law and anthropology, law and film, environmental law, energy law, legal education and the legal profession. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Korean Law, and the Director of the Center for Energy & Environmental Law and Policy at Seoul National University.

Academic Interests: Environmental Law, Energy Law, Law and Anthropology

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