Professor Im joined CeMEAS as a guest researcher in March 2021 and is a history professor at Chonnam National University since 2006. He teaches Contemporary History of Korea, the Modern History of Korean Art and the Modern History of Korean Historiography among others. From 2012 to 2013, he was invited as a Fulbright scholar by the US Department of the State and taught at the department of East Asian Language and Culture of the University of California at Los Angeles.
His research, laying emphasis upon the methodological significances of language and discourse, applies the method of analyzing language and discourse to his own actual history-writing.
A more detailed CV: Chong Myong Im CV (10 May 2021).