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John Gonzalez is an educator whose experience spans from middle to graduate school. He earned a bachelor's and a doctoral degree from UCLA and a master's degree from Mount St. Mary's University. John is an award-winning author and a former American Council on Education Fellow. He enjoys traveling and teaching yoga and meditation in his spare time. For five years, John lived and worked in South Korea, where he immersed himself in the fabric of the culture. ...more

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Op-Ed Piece in the South China Morning Post

Recently, the co-author of the book SOUTH KOREA: The Price of Efficiency and Success and I had an op-ed article published in the South China Morning Post. The main focus of the piece has to do with the social inequalities prevalent in S. Korea which are portrayed in the highly acclaimed Korean movie "Parasite." We discuss the root of these social inequalities in our book. The film has been nominat Read more of this blog post »
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"I found in Dr. John Gonzalez and Young Lee's book insightful information that I did not know about this country. Dr. Gonzalez makes a narrative of his experience in South Korea that I found fascinating, and especially, regarding education and its app" Read more of this review »
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"‘South Korea: The Price of Efficiency & Success,’ co-authored by John Gonzalez and Young Lee, is a thorough, comprehensive overview of South Korea’s political and cultural development from the Korean War up through today.

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"I wish there had been a book like this when I moved to South Korea in 2016. I lived there until 2019 and enjoyed immensely the people, the cuisine, and many other things, but could have used this book to avoid experiencing faux pas. As a native of th" Read more of this review »
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