Heejoo Kim

Korean Studies

M.A. in East Asian Languages and Cultures from Columbia University; M.A. in English Literature from Yonsei University, South Korea; B.A. in English and Media Studies from Sungshin Women’s University, South Korea.


Heejoo Kim is a Ph.D. student in modern Korean cultural studies with periodical emphases on postwar to contemporary Korea. Her research focuses on Korean and East Asian media culture. She aims to embrace comprehensive knowledge of Korean media through interdisciplinary methodologies and transcultural perspectives. Since she arrived at Princeton, Heejoo's interest has branched out in multiple directions, including comparative media studies, critical theories, and thinking about ethical-geopolitical implications of aesthetic practices.