Choi, Seungbok received his BA in business administration from Seoul National University, MA in accounting from Ajou University, Korea, and Ph. D. in public policy from Florida State University. He has served for twenty two years as a government official in the Ministry of Education of Korea. For seven out of 22 years, his job was promoting career guidance and career education in schools and universities. He also worked in various departments in the ministry such as vocational education department, academic research promotion department, planning and evaluation department, etc. He taught as a visiting professor in Suncheon National University in 2015. He is now the director in charge of the investigation team for history textbook nationalization scandal in the Ministry of Education, Korea.