Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang

  • Visiting Researcher at Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel, Germany (Post-Doc.)
  • Researcher at Institute of Human Development, Kangnam University, South Korea
  •  PhD. in Social Work at Kangnam University, Yongin, South Korea. Doctorate Thesis: The Meaning Structures of Ethical Dilemmas and Ethical Decision Making experienced by Social Workers. - Using the method of Oevermann's Objective Hermeneutics


  • Qualitative Research Method
  • Social Work Ethics 


  •  Yeunsuk Ryu (2013). A qualitative Study on the adaptation experiences of Korean youths studying abroad in Malaysia. Journal of Korean Social Welfare, vol.20 pp.5-26.
  •  Hyoseon Lee & Yeunsuk Ryu (2007). Ethical thought and behavior of juvenile delinquents in Korea, Pacific Science Reiview, vol.9(2), pp.141-147.


  •  Yeunsuk Ryu & Hyoseon Lee(2015). Reconstruction on the meaning of professional practice through ethical decisions making by Social Workers. Korean Academy of Qualitative Research in Social Welfare, Seoul, Korea.
  •  Yeunsuk Ryu & Hyoseon Lee(2011). Moral thought and behavior of juvenile delinquents in South Korea. International Conference on Moral Education, Nanjing, China.
  •  Yeunsuk Ryu & Hyoseon Lee(2009). A qualitative study of ethical thought and behavior of juvenile delinquents in Korea. Asia Pacific Social Work Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.
  •  Yeunsuk Ryu(2009). A case study of the adaptation experience of young Korean students studying abroad in Malaysia. International Counseling and Social Work Symposium, Penang, Malaysia.