Jaesok Kim

Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Postdoctoral Fellow Stanford University 2008 PhD Harvard University 2007

Courses Taught:

ANTH218 Globalizing East Asia

ANTH228 Chinese Culture and Society

ANTH316 Anthropology of Global Labor

ANTH202 Nations Nationalism and Politics

Research Interests:

Social Anthropology. Transnational Capitalism and Globalization, Domestic & International Labor Migration, Labor and Management Studies, Nationalism and Ethnic Minorities, Post-socialism and Neo-liberalism. Geographical Region of Interest/Study: China, South and North Koreas

University Museum Room 430

Office Hours:

By Appointment


(215) 746-8787


Assistant Professor, Anthropology Department University of Pennsylvania, August 2008-present Core Faculty, Center for East Asian Studies University of Pennsylvania, August 2008-present