Professor Yoon came to Carleton in 1999 as an historian of East Asian History. He obtained his BA at Seoul University and his AM and PhD at Harvard University. A native speaker of Korean, Professor Yoon is fluent in English, Classical Chinese & Mandarin and Japanese, with a reading knowledge of Russian.
Professor Yoon served as a member of the Editorial Board of Papers in Chinese History at Harvard University’s Fairbank Center and for four years (1995-99) was a staff writer for Hangyore 21 (One Nation: Twenty-First Century). He was also a Teaching Fellow at Harvard, offering courses in Moral Reasoning, the Cultural Revolution, Tian’anmen Square, Historical Studies and a sophomore seminar. At Carleton he offers a wide variety of seminar and survey courses on the history of China, Japan and Korea.