Mikyoung Kim

Mikyoung Kim is a Fulbright Visiting Scholar in the Department of International Studies at Portland State University. She received a Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Georgia, and worked for the U.S. Embassy in Seoul as country program specialist from 2000 until 2004.  Her most recent publications include “Nukes and Human Rights: North Korean Refugees in China,” “Falling Between Cracks: North Korean Women’s Human Rights Issues,” and “Axis of Good: South Korean Food Diplomacy with North Korea.”  She is currently working on two book manuscripts in English, From Rural Village to Urban Factory: The South Korean Women Workers’ Lived Experiences as Social History, and Oral History.