Hyerin Seo

Hyerin  Seo
  • PhD Student
  • Department of Political Science


Hyerin Seo is a doctoral student at Michigan State University.  She holds a B.A. in Political Science and Economics and a M.A. in Political Science from Seoul National University.  Currently interested academic subject is democratization and civil movements. Especially looking into how ordinary public create their own political ideas when existing authority breaks down and the oppositional power arises, and how it affects the democratic transition.


• “Failure of the Muslim Brotherhood after 2011 Revolution in Egypt – Concerning the Ideational Factors of the Brotherhood Leading to Its Political Isolation.” 2017, M.A. Thesis.
• “An Analysis on the Authority of the GCC Based on the Network Theory.” The Journal of the Institute of the Middle East Studies (Korean Journal), 2015, 34.1: 23-53