Martin Hart-Landsberg is Professor Emeritus of Economics at Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon; Adjunct Professor in the Labor Studies Program at Simon Fraser University, Canada; and Adjunct Researcher at the Institute for Social Sciences, Gyeongsang National University, South Korea. His areas of teaching and research include political economy, economic development, international economics, and the political economy of East Asia.
He is the author of Capitalist Globalization: Consequences, Resistance, and Alternatives, Monthly Review Press, 2013 (reprinted in Japanese); Marxist Perspectives on South Korea in the Global Economy (co-edited with Seongjin Jeong and Richard Westra), Ashgate Publishing, 2007; China and Socialism: Market Reforms and Class Struggle (with Paul Burkett), Monthly Review Press, 2005 (reprinted in Hindi, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish, Turkish, and Norwegian); Development, Crisis, and Class Struggle: Learning From Japan and East Asia (with Paul Burkett), St. Martin’s Press, 2000; Korea: Division, Reunification, and U.S. Foreign Policy, Monthly Review Press, 1998 (reprinted in Korean); and Rush to Development: Economic Change and Political Struggle in South Korea, Monthly Review Press, 1993. He has also published articles on issues related to globalization and third world development in journals such as Monthly Review, Critical Asian Studies, Journal of Contemporary Asia, Review of Radical Political Economics, Against the Current, and Historical Materialism.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Korea Policy Institute and the steering committee of the Alliance of Scholars Concerned About Korea, a co-editor of Critical Asian Studies, and has served as consultant for the Korea program of the American Friends Service Committee. He is also on the executive board of Portland Jobs with Justice and a member of the Workers’ Rights Board (Portland, Oregon).