Lucia Husenicová is lecturer at the Department of Security studies at the Faculty of Political Science and International Relations at the Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica. She is also a director of Institute of Asian Studies. She received her PhD in international relations in 2009 with the dissertation thesis “North Korea as a Geopolitical Focus”. Nowadays she teaches optional course on the security in East Asia and compulsory course related to the development of IR theories. In 2007, she was a visiting researcher at the United National University – Comparative Regional Integration Studies in Bruges, Belgium. In July 2009, she participated in a workshop organized by the Korean Foundation in cooperation with the Hanyang University in Seoul. From February to August 2010 she was a visiting researcher of the Sogag University, Seoul with a support of the Korean Foundation scholarship. In September-October 2012 she participated in an international program at the Lanzhou University organized by the Foreign Affairs Office of Gansu Provincial Government. In 2013, she took part in a two-week-long workshop for the CEE professionals in Beijing, organized by the Chinese Foreign Affairs University.