Jeong Min Kim is a Global Perspectives on Society Teaching Fellow at NYU Shanghai. As a gender historian of modern Korea with comparative perspectives, her research and teaching interests include gender and sexuality, global militarism and capitalism, political economy, and transnational history of war and base. She is currently working on turning her dissertation, “Intimate exchanges: Korean women, American GIs, and the making of the wartime political economy of South Korea during the Korean War,” into a book manuscript.
Her work has been supported by the Truman Library Institute, NYU’s Center for the U.S. and the Cold War and the Provost’s Global Research Initiatives, among others. Recently, she won the Gender & History Journal’s best graduate paper prize at the 2017 triennial Berkshire Conference of Women Historians.