Dr. Buhm Soon Park is Professor at the Graduate School of Science and Technology Policy and Director of the Center for Anthropocene Studies at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in Daejeon, South Korea. His research explores policy issues at the intersection between science, law, and governance from a historical and comparative perspective. He currently works on the imaginaries of biomedicine in the US and East Asia, focusing on government institutions, transnational clinical trials, and legal (re)definition of the post-genomic self. He also studies the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) as an Anthropocene space, exploring the co-evolution of Cold War militarism and ecological thinking in East Asia. He received his Ph.D. in the History of Science from Johns Hopkins University and spent several years at the U.S. National Institutes of Health as a postdoctoral fellow. He has published on a wide range of topics, such as the history of quantum chemistry, the history of NIH, and science policy in East Asia. He was a senior visiting research fellow in the Harvard Kennedy School’s STS Program in 2017.