Inkwan Chung

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Ph.D. Candidate
Education: 
B.A. in Sociology (2007) with highest distinction (Summa Cum Laude, Valedictorian), Seoul National University, South Korea. M.A. in Sociology (2010), Seoul National University, South Korea.
Areas of Interest: 
Educational Inequality; Stratification and Mobility; Quantitative Methods; Social Network Analysis.

I was born in South Korea and received both B.A. and M.A degree in Sociology from Seoul National University. As a doctoral student and a junior research fellow member of CIQLE at Yale, my interests cover educational inequality, stratification and mobility, and quantitative methods including Social Network Analysis.

I am also a recipient of Study abroad fellowship from the Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies (KFAS).

Thesis title: The Hebei Spirit oil-spill disaster in Taean and shift in community-level solidarity : a case study on influence of the central government on the local community (Committee: Jaeyeol Yee (Advisor), Hokeun Song (Chair), Sangjin Han)