See-Won Byun

See-Won Byun’s research and teaching focus on the politics of China, international relations of East Asia, and international relations theory.  Her research examines China’s political economy and global integration, interdependence and security in Asia, and national identity politics in Asian relations.  Before joining SF State, she was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics at Bates College.  She received a PhD in political science and MA in international affairs from The George Washington University, MA in international studies from Yonsei University, and BA in economics from Brown Un

Sophie Clavier

Sophie Clavier is the current associate dean of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development. She has been at SF State for over 20 years in a variety of roles, including lecturer, professor, graduate coordinator, academic senator, department chair of International Relations and most recently associate dean of the College of Liberal and Creative Arts. Sophie earned her Ph.D. in International Public Law from the University of Paris at the Sorbonne in 2004. Sophie is a highly respected teacher, scholar and administrator.