I specialize in contemporary Korean literature and cultural studies, with broader scholarly interest in culture of protest, intellectual history in East Asia, the relationship between aesthetics and politics, translation studies, and theories of world literature.  

Research Interests:

  • Modern Korean literature
  • Korean popular culture
  • Cultures of protest
  • Intellectual history
  • Translation studies
  • Theories of world literature


Language Studies, Asian Studies, Chinese, Japanese
PhD, University of Michigan, 2016