International Studies
Eun Mee Kim님의 사진입니다.
Name Eun Mee Kim (Professor)
Alma Mater Ph.D. Brown University
Research Political Economy, International Development, Industrial Organization, Globalization, Multiculturalism
Major Fields of Instructions International Political Economy, Development Cooperation
Tel +82-2-3277-5985
Eun Mee Kim is Professor and former Dean of the Graduate School of International Studies, Director of the Institute for Development and Human Security (IDHS), and Director of the Global Health Institute for Girls at Ewha Womans University (Seoul, South Korea). She is currently PI on a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on South Korea’s global public health advocacy (2013-16, 2016-19). She was PI on the National Research Foundation’s World Class University research grant comparing emerging and traditional donors, and the relationship between human security and development (2009-13). Before coming to Ewha, she was Professor in Sociology at the University of Southern California; and Visiting Scholar at Harvard University and Brown University.

Research interests include East Asian development; development cooperation (foreign aid); globalization; multiculturalism and chaebol. Books include The South Korean Development Experience: Beyond Aid (Palgrave MacMillan, 2014, co-edited with Pil Ho Kim); Multicultural Society of Korea (Nanam Press, 2009, co-authored in Korean); Corporate Restructuring and Networks in Korea After the Financial Crisis (Seoul National University Press, 2005, co-authored in Korean); Big Business, Strong State: Collusion and Conflict in South Korean Development, 1960-1990 (State University of New York Press, 1997); and an edited book, The Four Asian Tigers: Economic Development and the Global Political Economy Development (Academic Press, 1998).

She was President and founding member of the Korean Association of International Development Cooperation. She has been a member and also served in various positions at the American Sociological Association, International Sociological Association, and Association for Asian Studies. She served on the Regulatory Reform Committee and the Committee for International Development Cooperation, and the Policy Advisory Committees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family. She was the first woman to be on the Board of Samsung Electronics (2013-16). In 2012, she received the Service Merit Medal from the Republic of Korea for her contributions to the Fourth High-Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness.

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