From August 2023, I will be the Kim Koo Chair in Korean Studies & Assistant Professor of Political Science
at The Fletcher School, Tufts University.
Previously, I was Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Missouri, where I also served as Co-Director for the MU Institute for Korean Studies.
I am the 2021 Korea Society Sherman Emerging Scholar Awardee and a 2018-19 CSIS US-Korea NextGen Scholar, selected among the "next generation of Korea specialists in the United States."
I study nationalism and democracy, with special focus on integration, identity change, and democratic support in East Asia. My research is published or forthcoming in academic journals such as Comparative Political Studies, British Journal of Political Science, and Journal of East Asian Studies.
I am the author of
Narratives of Civic Duty: How National Stories Shape Democracy in Asia.
I hold a PhD in Politics from Princeton University,
MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School, and BA with honors
from Stanford University.
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