Eunjung Kim, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of Women’s and Gender Studies and the department of Cultural Foundations of Education and Disability Studies Program at Syracuse University.
MA, Women's Studies, Ewha Womans University
PhD, Disability Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago (Gender and Women's Studies Concentration)
Eunjung Kim’s research and teaching interests include transnational feminist disability studies; theories of vulnerability and human/nonhuman boundaries; Korean cultural history of disability, gender, and sexuality and anti-violence feminist disability movements; Asian feminisms and women’s movements; critical humanitarian communications and human rights; asexuality and queer theories.
Eunjung Kim's book Curative Violence: Rehabilitating Disability, Gender, and Sexuality in Modern Korea (Duke University Press, 2017) has won 2017 Alison Piepmeier Book Prize awarded by National Women's Studies Association and the 2018 James B. Palais Prize, awarded by the Association for Asian Studies.
AAUW International Fellowship 2006
The Future of Minority Studies Fellowship at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2007-2008
The Vulnerability Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship at Emory School of Law, 2008-2010
University of Wisconsin-Madison Institute for the Research in the Humanities Residential Fellowship 2013
Ewha-Hyunwoo Women and Peace Academic Award, Korean Women's Institute, Ewha Womans University 2020
Excellence in Graduate Education Faculty Recognition Award 2021
Society for the Humanities Fellowship, Cornell University 2021-2022