A professor speaks to a group of students sitting in the film viewing room with black and white film on the screen over his shoulder.

Sung-Wook Paik, Ph.D.


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


  • American Government and Citizenship
  • American Constitutionalism (I): Structures of Government
  • American Constitutionalism (II): Civil Rights and Liberties
  • Ancient Political Thought
  • Modern Political Thought

Research Interests

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

Recent Publications

  • “American Constitutional Exceptionalism Revisited: Judicial Review and the Postwar Paradigm” in Steven Pittz and Joseph Postell eds., American Citizenship and Constitutionalism in Principle and in Practice (University of Oklahoma Press, forthcoming)


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