Media/Public relations

Dr. Kim wrote, garnered signatures, and published in the Boston Globe a social science statement to the Trump Administration to coincide with the global March for Science (on 4.22.17). See the published statement/photo here:

main petitionbiblio petitionContributing writer to’s article on “2018’s Most Diverse Cities – Ask the Experts.” May 3, 2018. 2018diversecities

• Interviewed by NYLON Magazine for its March 20, 2018 article, “The Meaning behind The Black Panther’s Massive Success in Asia


Blogged about Trump’s nativist and sexual racism against Korean American state intelligence analyst and hostage policy expert. Posted January 27, 2018. AngryKoreanLady

• Interview guest on TV news program “Morning Dose” re: racially-charged viral post of Magic Johnson and Samuel Jackson as “Muslim refugees” in Italy. August 22, 2017. MorningDoseRefugeeCrisis

• Interview guest on SoCal Public Radio 89.3 KPCC, “Take Two with A. Martinez.” April 28, 2017 (25th Anniversary of LA “Riots”) 25AnnivLARiot

• Compared survey data on attitudes between/among LA’s racial groups. Published April 20, 2017. LARaceGroupsStereotypes

• Interview with BBC Radio journalist on Chinese American/Chinese reaction to hip hop artist YG’s lyrics in “Meet the Flockers,” September 28, 2016.

• Interview with Pacific Radio 90.7 KPFK for “Beautiful Struggle” program about gender, race and American “greatness,” November 29, 2016.

• Interviewed by “Korea and the World,” a Seoul-based podcast. May 31, 2016. Korea and the World

• Blogged critique of news depictions of Black American-Asian American ‘conflict’ in West Baltimore. Posted May 25, 2015. link

• Blogged about sitcom Fresh Off the Boat’s renewal and implications for model minority-foreigner stereotype. Posted May 19, 2015. link

• Interviewed for/quoted in South Korean English-language magazine, Groove Korea, “Korea’s Black Racism Epidemic.” February 11, 2014. Koreanracism

• Interview guest on “New America Now” national radio program, New America Media. Aired July 10 & 12, 2009. [mp3]

• Blogged about the nature and potential effect of race-gender stereotypes of Kim Jong Il on Asian American men (and women) writ large. Posted June 16, 2009. RacistJokesNotFunny

• Quoted in New America Media news story about Asian Americans and the environment.  Published May 15, 2009. AsianAmEnviroViews

• Interview guest on Radio Korea (Atlanta), largest Korean American radio station in United States, August 13, 2008.

• Featured in full page spread in The Korea Times, largest-circulation Korean American newspaper in United States, April 19, 2008. link

• Faculty expert in “Never Perfect” documentary on Asian eyelid surgery (by Regina Park). Single Drop Films, 2007. AsianEyelidSurgery


• “Centering Nativist Racism: How Doing So Helps Us Grasp New Forms of Citizenship & Would’ve Predicted Trump,” Asian American/Asian Research Institute, City University of New York, April 11, 2019.

• “We’re the New Citizenship: LA’s 1st & 2nd-Generation Asian and Latinx Activists on Politics as Embodied & Emotional,” Asian American/Asian Research Institute, City University of New York, October 19, 2018.

• Loyola Sociology of Immigration Course in Cuba, Christ Rose Revolutionary Fund Educational Program, March 4-10, 2018.

• “Every Body Matters: Immigrant Clean Air Activists on Race, Class & Citizenship Injustice,” Bellarmine College Friday Faculty Colloquium, Loyola Marymount University, November 3, 2017.

• “New Immigration: Same as the Old?” Dorothy Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles Annual Urban Lecture Series, Loyola Marymount University, February 18, 2010.