1936년생, 연세대졸업, 연세대 교수, 교무처장 사회과학대학장, 한국국제정치학회회장, 미국 웨스턴 일리노이대 교수.
미시건대-앤아버, UC 버클리대, 조지 워싱턴대, 일본정책연구대학원 초빙교수, 현재 KDI 국제정책대학원 초빙교수, 대한민국학술원회원.
Ahn Byung-joon is currently Visiting Professor at the KDI School of Public Policy and Management, Seoul, Korea. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, Republic of Korea. Most recently, he was a visiting professor at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Tokyo, Japan in 2002-2004. He was a professor of political science at Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, in 1978-2001. He received a Ph.D. from Columbia in 1972, taught at Western Illinois University, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; University of California, Berkeley; SAIS, Johns Hopkins; and George Washington University. He is the author of over ten books and many articles in English journals including Foreign Affairs and Korean publications. His interests are in Global Governance, International Relations and Political Economy, China and East Asian Studies, and Korean security and unification issues.