Alon Levkowitz

Dr. Alon Levkowitz

Fields of Interest

Foreign and Security policies of the Korean Peninsula.

Politics and Culture in the Korean Peninsula.

North and South Korea relations with the Middle East.

The Korean Wave (soft power) influence on Korean policies and around the world.



BA     International Relations Department     The Hebrew University    1992

MA     International Relations Department     The Hebrew University    1995

PhD     International Relations Department     The Hebrew University    1992

Postdoc  University of British Colombia 2007-2008.


Dr. Alon Levkowitz is a senior lecturer and the Chair of Social Science and Civics department at Beit Berl College, Senior Lecturer at the Asian Studies Program at Bar-Ilan University and researcher at the Begin Sadat Center for Strategic Studies at Bar-Ilan University. His research focuses on politics and foreign relations in East Asia, the Korean foreign and security policy, and Northeast Asian security. His current projects focus on the: North Korean military cooperation with Middle Eastern states; the economic and diplomatic relations between South Korea and the Middle East relations, South Korea's African policy and the North Korean missile industry. He has published articles in number of academic journals including International Relations of the Asia PacificThe Korean Journal of Defense Analysis, Defense and Peace Economics, Middle East and Policy Studies, Military & Strategic Affairs, BESA Perspectives Papers and chapters on Korean Peninsula foreign in several edited volumes.


The Korea Now Podcast #50 – Alon Levkowitz – ‘The Two Koreas, Israel and the Middle East’

South Korea's Balancing Act in the Middle East | June 28, 2016

Smart Talk with Alon Levkowitz



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Last Updated Date : 23/05/2022