Bachelor, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, 1982. Master of Arts, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1990.
Honorary research fellow Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, England, 1992-1993. Lecturer English, Sungkyunkwan University, 1991-1992, professor, since 1993, director theatre company, since 1998.
Member Shakespeare Association Korea (executive board since 1996), Modern British and American Drama Society Korea (executive board since 1993).
Married Youngjoong Seog, February 14, 1998.