About Jinwon Kim

Jinwon Kim, Ph.D. in sociology.

Jinwon Kim, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Sociology in the Department of Social Science at New York City College of Technology, City University of New York (or called City Tech). She was a Visiting Assistant Professor in sociology at Hamilton College, Hobart and William Smith Colleges and Oberlin College. Kim’s research explores themes of urban sociology, transnational and global sociology,
migration, Asian and Asian American studies, and consumption. She is currently working on her book manuscript on Koreatown in Manhattan, as a transnational space for consumption, leisure, and entertainment, or Transclave. Kim’s works appear in City& Community, the International Journal of Cultural Policy, and CUNY Forum. She is also editor with two other sociologists for Koreatowns: Exploring the Economics, Politics, and Identities of Korean Spatial Formations (Lexington Books, expected 2019), an edited volume on global Koreatowns. Kim earned her doctorate in sociology at the Graduate Center, City University of New York.

I love coffee, desserts and beer and like cooking and baking.