Eunjung Kim is Associate Professor of Women's and Gender Studies and Disability Studies.
MA, Women's Studies, Ewha Womans University
PhD, Disability Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago
Areas of research include transnational feminist disability studies; disability and the media; asexuality studies; queer inhumanism; and Korean cultural history of disability, gender, and sexuality and anti-violence feminist disability movements. Most interested in teaching gender, sexuality, and disability in cultural representations; international human rights and humanitarian representations; Asian feminisms and women’s movements; new materialisms and the nonhuman, and theories of a/sexualities.
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