Patricia Goedde is Professor at Sungkyunkwan University, School of Law, in Seoul, Korea. Dr. Goedde’s teaching and research subjects include East Asian comparative law, international human rights law, transnational legal mobilization, public interest lawyering, refugee advocacy, and clinical legal education. She serves on the board of directors of the Korea Human Rights Foundation and the board of trustees of the Asian Law and Society Association. Dr. Goedde received a JD and PhD in Asian and Comparative Law from the University of Washington and is a member of the Washington State Bar.
Dr. Goedde has followed DPRK affairs since visiting the Rajin-Sunbong Economic Trade Zone in the 1990s, and has published on various legal aspects in journals such as the Asian Journal of Law and Society, Cornell International Law Journal, Human Rights Quarterly, Fordham International Law Journal, and Asian Perspective. She has also published a co-edited volume, Rights Claiming in South Korea (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2021).