April 09, 2020

N. Korea awards honorary degree to Korean-American professor
Scholar & journalist honored by Pyongyang for media work, views of the West
North Korea on Tuesday awarded an honorary doctorate degree in socio-political science to Chung Kiyul, a Korean resident of the United States recognized by Pyongyang for his “information service.”Chung (whose name is romanized as Jong Ki Ryol in North Korean media) was born in South Korea in 1953 and has lived in Korea, the U.S. and China. He is currently a visiting professor at the School