Spring on the York College campus


Sung-Wook Paik, Ph.D.


  • B.A., Yonsei University (2003)
  • M.A., Yonsei University (2005)
  • Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park (2014)


  • American Government and Citizenship
  • American Constitutional Thought; Political Institutions
  • American Constitutional Thought; Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
  • Ancient and Modern Political Thought

Research Interests

  • American and Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Judicial Function and Judicial Politics
  • Democratic Theory
  • History of Political Thought


  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Forum on Constitutional Democracy, University of Missouri 2014-15
  • Visiting Instructor, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, 2013-14