I’m a historian of twentieth-century Korea who specializes on culture, ideas, and society in South Korea. My research and teaching interests include narratives, ideologies, nation, media, and gender. I am in the process of completing a book manuscript titled Culture and Protest in Cold War South Korea.
- PhD - Columbia University
- MA - University of California, Los Angeles
- BA - Pomona College
- “Paek Namun," in Christopher P. Hanscom, Walter K. Lew, and Youngju Ryu, eds., Imperatives of Culture: Selected Essays on Korean History, Literature, and Society from the Japanese Colonial Era (University of Hawai’i Press, 2013), 104-131.
- "Moral Imperatives: South Korean Studenthood and April 19th,” The Journal of Asian Studies 71:2 (May 2012): 399-422.
- "The April 19th Generation and the Start of Postcolonial History in South Korea," The Review of Korean Studies 12:3 (September 2009): 71-99.
- Junior Fellow, Academy of Korean Studies, 2011
- Korea Foundation Post-doctoral Fellow, Asian Institute, University of Toronto, 2008-2009
- Post-doctoral Associate, Council on East Asian Studies, Yale University, 2007-2008
- Fulbright-Hays DDRA Grant, 2004-2005
- Hye Eun Choi
- Eunhee Park
- Seungyop Shin
- History 108 - Introduction to East Asian History ‐ Korea - Syllabus 2015 (pdf)
- History 200 - North Korean History - Origins to the 21st Century - Syllabus 2015 (pdf)
- History 201 - The Historian’s Craft - Topics: "The Korean War"
- History 283 - Studies in History - Historical Memory & East Asia - Syllabus 2013 (pdf)
- History 335 - Korean History, 1945 to present - Syllabus 2015 (pdf)
- History 600 - Historical Memory - Syllabus 2015 (pdf)
- History 725 - Historiography of Modern Korea