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Boyeong Kim
  • Title
    • Ph.D. Candidate
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Latin American & Latino Studies
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Crown College Faculty Wing, 213
  • Office Hours By appointment
  • Mail Stop Merrill/Crown Faculty Services

Research Interests

•     Economic development, citizenship, migration

•     Feminist international political economy

Biography, Education and Training

Boyeong Kim is a Ph.D. student in Latin American and Latino Studies at UC Santa Cruz since 2018. She received her MA in International Studies and BAs in Economics and Hispanic Language and Literature from Seoul National University (South Korea). She has work and research experiences in the field of international development cooperation.

Honors, Awards and Grants

STARS Scholarship (UCSC Women's Club) 2021

SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program 2020

Tinker Foundation Field Research Grant 2020

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests:   

•     Facilitating students' understanding of the basics of social science and their application to Latin American and Latinx Studies

•     Fostering critical thinking


Teaching Experience

Instructor of Record

•     LALS1: Intro to Latin American and Latino Studies 

Teaching Assistant

•     LALS100B: Cultural Theory in the Americas 

•     LALS100A: Social Science Analytics 

•     LALS1: Intro to LALS

•     LALS75: Art and Social Change in Latin America

•     LALS5: Human Rights and Social Justice 

•     LALS94X: Mother Earth, Capitalism, and Crises