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Two Korean Professors to Join the Department
June 07, 2018

Dr. Immanuel Kim (left), Korea Foundation and Kim-Renaud Associate Professor of Korean Literature and Culture Studies, and Dr. Insung Ko (right), Teaching Assistant Professor in the Korean Language will join the Department this fall. 

Dr. Kim received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Riverside. He is an authority on North Korean literature and film and is the author of a recent book on North Korean literataure, Rewriting Revolution: Women, Sexuality, and Memory in North Korean Fiction (University of Hawaii Press, 2018).  

Dr. Ko received his Ph.D. from University of Hawai'i. His research interests include Korean Linguistics, second language pedagogy, phonetics, and language testing. Professor Ko brings with him a track record of having built a very successful Korean program at Washington University in Saint Louis. 

We look forward to welcoming Dr. Kim and Dr. Ko!