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Acting PresidentChoe Jong-Ho Acting President, Choe Jong-Ho [Image]

Education

  • 12th Mar. 1979 ~ 20th Feb. 1984 B.A. in Folklore, Andong National University
  • 2nd Mar. 1984 ~ 22nd Feb. 1989 M.A. in Folklore, Graduate School, Yeungnam University, Korea
  • 1st Dec. 1990 ~ 30th Apr. 1991 Certificate of the Professional Enrichment Programmes, A.P. ORG. and ICOM
  • 11th Feb. 1991 ~ 9th Mar. 1991 Certificate of the Professional Museum Professional Course, Dept. of Museology, M.S. University of Baroda, India
  • 6th Aug. 1991 ~ 23rd Dec. 1995 Ph.D. in Museology, M.S. University of Baroda

Experience

  • 1st Aug. 1983 ~ 25th Nov. 1990 Curator, Korean Folk Village Museum, Korea
  • 4th Dec. 1994 ~ 31st Dec. 2002 Director / Executive, Korean Folk Village Museum(Folk Museum / Archaeological & Historical Museum / World Folklore Museum / Art Museum / Sculpture Garden / Open-air Folk Museum)
  • 20th Feb. 1996 ~ 20th Feb. 2006 Auditor, Korean Committee of ICOM
  • 1st Sep. 1997 ~ 31st Oct. 2000 Additional Professor, College of Humanities, Soonchunhyang University, Korea
  • 10th Jul. 1998 ~ 31st Dec. 2006 Secretary Gen., Korean Society of Museum Studies
  • 1st Sep. 1998 ~ 20th Dec. 1998 Part-Time Lecturer, Sangmyung University, Korea
  • 2nd Mar. 1999 ~ 31st Mar. 2003 Part-Time Lecturer, Graduate School of Arts, Chung-Ang University, Korea
  • 1st Sep. 1999 ~ 10th Jun. 2000 Part-Time Lecturer, Graduate School of Business Management, Kyunghee University, Korea
  • 1st Sep. 2001 ~ 31st Mar. 2003 Head, Additional Professor, Dept. of Museum Studies, Graduate School of Culture & Arts, Myongji University, Korea
  • 31st Dec. 2001 ~ 30th Dec. 2004 Director, Jong-ho Choe's Museum Studies Institute
  • 1st Jan. 2003 ~ 28th Feb. 2004 Executive Vice-President, Korea Land Construction Co. Ltd.
  • 1st Apr. 2003 ~ 30th Dec. 2004 Additional Professor, Graduate School of Culture & Arts, Chung-Ang University, Korea
  • 1st Sep. 2003 ~ 20th Dec. 2004 Part-Time Lecturer, Korea National University Cultural Heritage, Korea
  • 2nd Mar. 2004 ~ 31st Aug. 2004 Honor Professor, Daejeon Health Sciences University
  • 1st Sep. 2004 ~ 20th Dec. 2004 Part-Time Lecturer, Korea University of Cultural Heritage, Korea
  • 31st Dec. 2004 ~ 31st Mar. 2008 Full-Time Lecturer, Korea University of Cultural Heritage, Korea
  • 1st Apr. 2008 ~ 31st Mar. 2011 Assistant Professor, Korea University of Cultural Heritage, Korea
  • 31st Dec. 2001 ~ 30th Dec. 2004 Director Gen., Academy of Museum Studies
  • 26th Apr. 2005 ~ 25th Apr. 2009 Member of Professional Committee for the Intangible Cultural Properties (CHA, Korea)
  • 28th Sep. 2011 ~ 28th Sep. 2013 Member of Professional New Intellectual Property Committee (National New Intellectual Property Committee, Korea)
  • 3rd Feb. 2010 ~ 31st Dec.2015 Editorial Member, Int’l Journal of Intangible Heritage(NFMK, ICOM)
  • 1st Apr. 2011 ~ 31st Mar.2016 Associate Professor, Korea National University of Cultural Heritage(NUCH)
  • 27th Jun. 2016 ~ 5th Sep. 2017 M.P. Seoul Sewerage Science Museum
  • 1st Feb. 2015 ~ 31st Dec. 2015 Dean, Cultural Heritage College, NUCH
  • 1st Apr. 2015 ~ 30th Nov. 2017 Chairman, Baekje Cultural Festival Organizing Committee
  • 1st Jan. 2017 ~ 31st Dec. 2017 Director, Academic Information Center, NUCH
  • 20th Feb. 2006 ~ to the present Executive Member, ICOM-KOREA
  • 31st Oct. 2006 ~ to the present Member of Cultural Properties Committee(Buyeo County, Korea)
  • 29th Aug. 2011 ~ to the present Member of Cultural Properties Committee(Chungnam Province, Korea)
  • 1st Oct. 2014 ~ to the present Member of Cultural Properties Committee(Sejong City, Korea)
  • 1st May 2015 ~ to the present Judge of Forest Cultural Asset Committee, Korea Forest Service
  • 1st Jan. 2016 ~ to the present President, Korean Society of Museum Studies
  • 1st Apr. 2016 ~ to the present Professor, Cultural Heritage College, NUCH
  • 1st Jan. 2018 ~ to the present Provost, Head Quarters, NUCH
  • 1st Mar. 2018 ~ to the present Acting President, NUCH

Thesis & Book

  • M.A. in Folklore(Kor.ver.) 1989, 「A Study on the 61st Birthday Rite in Korea」, Gyeongsan, Graduate School, Gyeongsan: Yeungnam University, Korea
  • Ph.D. in Museology(Eng.ver.) 1994,『DNAGI CULTURE THROUGH MUSEUMS: Collection, Documentation and Interpretation of Material Culture of the Tribal Communities of Dangs』, Vadodara,: Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University of Baroda, India
  • Representative Book (Kor. ver.) 2004, Theory and Practice of the Museum Works, Seoul: Korea Museum Association
    2007, Cultural Anthropology. Buyeo: Korea National University of Cultural Heritage
    (Co-author) 2010, Museum Education in Korea, Seoul: Moonumsa
    (Co-author) 2013, Why Did Humankind Need Museums?, Seoul: Minsokwon
    (Co-author) 2017, Understanding Cultural Properties Management, Buyeo: Korea National University of Cultural Heritage
  • Representative Book (Eng. ver.) (Co-author) 2012, A Safeguarding System for Cultural Heritage in Korea: Focused on the Activities of Restoration, Transmission and Protection of Designated Cultural Properties, Seoul: Ministry of Strategy and Finance, & KDI

Major & Interest

  • Korean Folklore (Material Culture, Rites of Passage, Seasonal Customs, and Beliefs)
  • Museology (Collection, Documentation, Interpretation, Communication, Community, Management, Marketing and Evaluation; Ethnographic Museums of Korea, etc.)
  • Ethnography (Tribal Communities of Western India and Multi-Ethnic Culture)
  • Heritage Management (Conservation, Interpretation, Safeguarding and Management)

Award & Commendation

  • 27th Dec. 1999, Minister's Commendation of Culture and Tourism (No.'99-1947)
  • 23rd Dec. 2002, Minister's Commendation of Culture and Tourism (No.2002-2280)
  • 17th April 2015, Presidential Commendation of Korea National University of Cultural Heritage
  • 1st Dec. 2017, Mayor's Commendation of Seoul Metropolitan City
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