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)