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Hyun-Binn Cho

Assistant Professor

Phone: 609-771-3152
Office: Social Sciences Building 242

Office Hours:
Monday 11:00 am – 12:00 pm in-person (SSB 242)
Friday     3:20 pm – 5:00 pm on Zoom
or by appointment
To schedule an appointment, click here.



Hyun-Binn Cho is from South Korea and has lived in England for more than fifteen years. He received a Doctorate in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania, a Master’s degree in Political Science from Columbia University, a Master’s degree in International Relations from Seoul National University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Government and Economics from the London School of Economics. He is currently also an Associate with the Project on Managing the Atom (MTA) at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School.

Dr. Cho’s research and teaching interests are in international security, nuclear security, and security in the Asia-Pacific. He conducted research as a pre-doctoral fellow at the Institute for Security and Conflict Studies at George Washington University, a Stanton Nuclear Security Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University, and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with MTA and the International Security Program at the Belfer Center, Harvard Kennedy School. He has also conducted field research in China, India, and South Korea, and speaks Korean and Mandarin Chinese.

At TCNJ, Dr. Cho teaches courses on international relations, foreign policy, and international studies. He is currently writing a book on provocation, crisis escalation, and inadvertent war.