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Sandra So Hee Chi Kim

Lecturer| IDEA Fellow

Sandra Kim

HUM 1043

Dr. Sandra So Hee Chi Kim (she/her) is a cultural studies scholar with specializations in transpacific Asian American studies, critical Korean studies, and comparative empire studies. Her research explores the intersections of race, global coloniality, ethnonationalisms, migration, and culture and has appeared in Diaspora: A Journal of Transnational StudiesPositions: Asia CritiqueKorean StudiesDiscourse: Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture, and Occasion: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities.  She is currently working on a book manuscript entitled  Kinning Empire: Transcoloniality, Kinship, and Korean Historical Trauma. Dr. Kim is also the founder and Co-Executive Director of the Asian American Justice + Innovation Lab, a community racial justice incubator committed to education and community-building for promoting justice, radical love, and emergence.