© 2019 by the Association of Korean Sociologists in America

Award

             The AKSA Graduate Student Paper Award

The AKSA Graduate Student Paper Award is given for an outstanding graduate student paper on a topic of Korea or Koreans/Korean Diaspora (all broadly defined), and work published in an English language journal in 2018/2019, or work of publishable quality. Authors may nominate themselves, or other AKSA members may do so. The author(s) must be the member of the AKSA at the time of submission. The graduatestudent must be the 1st author of the paper. To nominate a paper, send (1) a PDF file of the paper, (2) a brief letter (PDF or MSWord) justifying the nomination, and (3) contact information for the nominee (including email), to each member of the selection committee. The submission deadline is May 30, 2019. 

The members of the Graduate Student Paper Award Committee are: 

Chair: Hae Yeon Choo  
Department of Sociology 
University of Toronto

hy.choo@utoronto.ca

Seongsoo Choi  
Department of Sociology 
Sungkyunkwan University

s.choi@skku.edu


Minwoo Jung 
Department of Sociology 
University of Southern California

minwooju@usc.edu

 

 

Past Recipients of the AKSA Graduate Student Paper Award

 

2018

Minwoo Jung (USC), “Urban Inequality and Belonging of Young Adults in South Korea"

Juhee Woo (CU-Boulder), "Gendered Stigma Management among Young Adult Women Smokers in South Korea"

 

2017

Eunsil Oh (Harvard), “Who Deserves to Work? How Women Develop Expectations of Childcare Support in South Korea”

 

2016

Sehwa Lee (SUNY-Albany), “Becoming Responsible Fathers in Transnational Setting: An Analysis of Middle-Class Korean Wild Geese Fathers”  

Juyeon Park (Honorable Mention, UMass-Amherst), “Who Draws the Big Picture? Gendered Intensive Parenting of Korean Students at U.S. Elite Colleges”

 

2015

Seongsoo Choi (Yale), “When Everyone Goes to College: The Causal Effect of College Expansion on Earnings”


2014

Eun Kyung Shin (Columbia), “The Morphology of Resistance: Korean Resistance Networks 1895-1945”

 

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