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Sungjoon Cho is Professor of Law at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. He teaches courses in international law, international trade law, international business transactions, and comparative law. In 2002, he received his S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science) degree from Harvard Law School.
Professor Cho's works have been selected for the prestigious Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum twice (2007 and 2008). Professor Cho's works and comments have been cited by the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Law Library of Congress, Voice of America, United Press International (UPI), The Embassy (Canada), Le Moniteur du Commerce International (France), Canadian Business, and other media outlets. His writings also appear frequently in the international news media, including the Wall Street Journal and Financial Times. From 1994 to 1996, before coming to the United States, Professor Cho represented the government of the Republic of Korea in negotiations under the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). He is a member of the bar of the state of New York. He also holds a license to practice law in Korea. Professor Cho currently serves as Advisor on International Affairs and Global Industrial Cooperation to the Korean Ministry of Knowledge Economy. He has recently been appointed Panelist under Chapter 14 (Dispute Settlement) of the Korea – European Union Free Trade Agreement.