Political Science

Chungjae Lee

Visiting Assistant Professor

Political Science



Campus Box 0406


Glatfelter Hall
Room 313A
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400

Academic Focus

Political theory, comparative politics, and critical theory

Chungjae Lee is a visiting assistant professor at Gettysburg College. Previously, he was an assistant professor in the department of military studies at the Republic of Korea Air Force Academy. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine, his M.A. in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago, and his B.A. in International Liberal Studies from Waseda University (Japan). He specializes in political theory, comparative politics, and critical theory. 


His research focuses on democratic foundings, constitutionalism, and nationalism from an intercultural perspective. His research is published or forthcoming in Political Theory, European Journal of Political Theory, Positions: Asia Critique, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, and Pacific Affairs. He has taught the following courses: Introduction to Political Theory, History of Warfare, Theories of Nationalism, and Democratic Theory. 

Courses Taught