Nam joined the Political Science Department in 2006 after teaching at
Rhodes College, Memphis, TN. He holds a Ph.D. in political science
from The University of Kansas (2005), an M.A. from
University, Washington D.C. (1998) and a B.A. from the
University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, Korea, (1996). His teaching
fields are international relations and the comparative politics with
emphasis on East Asia. His major research interests include protest
and political development.