Committee on Korean Studies Faculty

Kyeong-Hee Choi

Associate Professor
Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

1050 E 59th St
Wieboldt 301B
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 834-1707

Professor Choi's research analyzes the effects of Japanese imperial rule on the citizens of Korea, and the complex processes of democratization that took place through the Cold War period. For more information, see Professor Choi's profile at the university's East Asian Languages and Civilization website.


Bruce Cumings

Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor
Department of History
Chair, Committee on Korean Studies, CEAS

1116 E 59th St
HM E 682
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 834-1818

Professor Cumings is a specialist in twentieth century Korean history, and writes on contemporary international affairs. He is also the editor of the forthcoming Cambridge History of Korea. For more information, visit his page at the university's Department of History, or his page at The Nation magazine's website, where you can see his commentary on contemporary affairs.


Jieun Kim

Lecturer in Korean Language
Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizaitons

1050 E 59th St
Classics 417
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 834-4683

Professor Jieun Kim is a lecturer in Korean language at the department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations.

Jieun Kim

Won Kyung Na

Lecturer
Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Cl 417
773-834-4683

Professor Wong-Kyung Na is a lecturer of Korean language at the university's department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, and also researches language pedagogy.


Jee-Young Park

Korean Studies Librarian

1100 E 57th St
Joseph Regenstein Library, Room 526
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 702-0187