Chang-Dai Kim, Ed.D is a professor of counseling at Seoul National University. He was the president of the Korean Counseling Association, which is one of the largest counseling professional organizations in Korea. He currently serves as an editor-in-chief of Asia Pacific Education Review(APER). He received his B.A and M.A in Education from Seoul National University and his M.Ed. & Ed.D in Counseling Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University. He enjoys participating in marathons and swimming in his free time.