Brendan Howe

Brendan Howe is a tenured Professor of International Relations and Acting Dean at the Graduate School of International Studies, Ewha Womans University, where he has worked since 2001. He currently serves as the President of the Asian Political and International Studies Association.

He has held research and teaching positions at the Freie Universität Berlin; De La Salle University, Manilla; the University of Sydney; Korea National Defense University; the East-West Center; Georgetown University; Trinity College, Dublin; Universiti Malaysia Sarawak; and Beijing Foreign Studies University. His research focuses on traditional and non-traditional security policy-making in East Asia; human security; democratic governance; public diplomacy; and post-crisis development.

Major recent works include Peacekeeping and the Asia-Pacific (Co-Ed., Brill, 2016); Democratic Governance in Northeast Asia: A Human-Centered Approach to Evaluating Democracy (Ed., Palgrave, 2015); Post-Conflict Development in East Asia (Ed., Ashgate, 2014); The Protection and Promotion of Human Security in East Asia (Palgrave, 2013); and Northeast Asian Perspectives on the Legality and Legitimacy of the Use of Force (Co-Ed., Brill, 2013), as well as over 60 sole and co-authored peer-reviewed journal articles. He is the editor of the ‘Security, Development, and Human Rights in East Asia’ series for Palgrave, and the Asian International Studies Review.