Associate Professor & Department Chair
Phone: (619) 594-5463
Email: [email protected]
Originally from South Korea, Minjeong Kim studied women’s studies (M.A.) and sociology (Ph.D.) at the University at Albany, State University of New York. She has taught courses primarily on gender, sexualities, and qualitative research methods. Her research areas include gender, family and international migration, as well as Asian American studies and the media. Kim has published several book chapters and articles on these topics in such journals as Qualitative Sociology, Social Politics, Asian Journal of Women’s Studies, Sociology Compass, and Journal of Korean Studies. She has co-edited Global Gender Research: Transnational Perspectives (2009, Routledge, with Christine E. Bose) and is the author of Elusive Belonging: Marriage Immigrants and “Multiculturalism” in Rural South Korea (2018, University of Hawai’i Press). She is currently conducting research on Korean American communities on the U.S.–Mexico border.
For more information, please visit her Research Highlight page.