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Park Heong-joon

Mayor of Busan Metropolitan City

Education

  • 1991|Ph.D. in Literature, Korea University
  • 1985|M.A.in Sociology, Korea University
  • 1982|B.A. in Sociology, Korea University
  • 1978|Daeil High School

Professional Career

  • 08. Apr. 2021~ .
    • Mayor of Busan Metropolitan City
  • 2014~2016
    • Secretary-General of the National Assembly
  • 2011
    • Special Adviser to the President for Society
  • 2009~2010
    • Senior Secretary to the President for Political Affairs
  • 2005~2008
    • Chairman of Busan Contents Market
  • 2004~2008
    • Member of Seventeenth National Assembly (Suyeong-gu) and Member of the Grand National Party
  • 2002~2021
    • Professor of Sociology, Sociology Department, Dong-a University
  • 1999~2005
    • Executive Chairman of Busan Decentralization Movement Headquarters
  • 1994~1999
    • Council member of the Presidential Commission on Policy Planning
  • 1995~1996
    • Chairman of Planning Committee, Citizens’ Coalition for Economic Justice, Busan
  • 1984~1985
    • Journalist, JoongAng Daily