사회: 임혜란 (서울대 정치외교학부)
발표: Dennis McNamara (Georgetown University)
Dennis McNamara is the Park Professor of Sociology and Korean Studies at Georgetown University in Washington DC, as well as the Special Assistant to the University President for China Affairs. He is also a Catholic priest, a member of the Society of Jesus (“Jesuits”). He received a doctorate in Sociology from Harvard University, and has published widely on the political economy of East Asian society. He has been awarded numerous Fulbright and Fulbright-Hays fellowships, as well as a fellowship from the National Science Foundation. He serves as a member of the Council of Foreign Relations in New York.
Beyond the university, he chairs the Korea/Japan Seminar at the Foreign Service Institute of the U.S. State Department, as well as the Northeast Asia Overview. He is active in the International Studies Association, the International Sociological Association, the Society for the Study of Socio-Economics (SASE), and the Association for Asian Studies (AAS). He continues a regular round of lecturing and research abroad. He has served as an Adjunct Professor in the Graduate School of International Studies at Sogang University (Seoul), continues as a member of the International Board at Sophia University (Japan), and lectures regularly at Renmin University (Beijing). His appointment from 2008 as Special Assistant for China permits residence in Beijing and elsewhere in Asia for much of the year.
He is the author of six books, as well as numerous scholarly articles. His study of Business Innovation in Asia – Knowledge and Technology Networks from Japan (Routledge 2011) introduced a focus on knowledge networks. The work continued with a comparative study of Chinese and Korean innovation in a Whitley volume on Changing Asian Business Systems (Oxford 2016). Current research interests include a comparative study of innovation systems in Northeast Asia. A related project focuses on university-industry collaboration with the extension from production chains abroad to research networks, particularly in the ASEAN nations.
Contact: Dennis McNamara
CBN 209 Sociology, Georgetown University
3520 Prospect St. NW Washington DC 20007 USA