Hanmee Kim, Ph.D.


History Department

Assistant Professor of History
On Faculty since 2015

Office: BL 208
Fax: (630)752-5294


Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles, June 2014: Asian Languages and Cultures

M.A. University of California, Berkeley, May 2005: Asian Studies

B.A. University of Chicago, June 2003: International Studies

Professional Appointment

Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Southern California Korean Studies Institute, 2014-2015

Research Interests

  • U.S.-Korea diplomatic/cultural/intellectual interactions, 1866-1965
  • Korean American students, 1884-1960
  • “Americanism” in East Asia, 1920-1945

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Modern East Asia: 1895-Present
  • Origins, Politics, and Memories of the Korean War
  • The Meiji Restoration: The Construction of Modern Japan, 1868-1912
  • Modern Korean History

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