Media/Public Relations

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• “The Unexpected Alliance Forged After the Rodney King Verdict,” The Washington Post. April 21, 2021. BlackKoreanSolidarity

• “What America Teaches White Men about Asian American Women: The Atlanta Killings Have All the Hallmarks of a Hate Crime,” Public Seminar. March 25, 2021. AtlantaMassacre

•”Minari Portrays Strong Korean Women,” Korea Times. March 16, 2021. MinariStrongWomen

• “Asian Americans Suffer From Trump’s Racist Attacks Too: The Long History of America’s Hostility toward Immigrants from China, Japan, and Korea,” Public Seminar. July 23, 2020. AsianAmericansArentViruses

• Featured interviewee for “Specter of LA Riots Haunts Koreans in the US,” Korea Times. July 9, 2020. SpecterofLARiots

• “Asian Americans are not Affirmative Action’s Victims,” The Chronicle of Higher Education. October 2, 2019.

• “Asian Pacific Representation in Crazy Rich Asians and Always Be My Maybe,” Southpaw Podcast. July 9, 2019.

• “What Americans Need to Know about the Korean War,” Scholars Strategy Network (SSN) Policy Brief. April 1, 2019. Americans and Korean War

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 May

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 Pacifica 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


• “Understand the Roots of Anti-Asian Racism to Build Asian Allyship in Early Learning,” Early Childhood Education Webinars, April 29, 2021.

“US Empire and Anti-Blackness: Where Korea and Korean America Have Been and Where We’re Headed,” Asian/Asian American Ministry, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, July 29, 2020. GarrettLecture

• Conference panel on “Citizenship, Belonging & Identity in the Age of White Nationalism” Asian American/Asian Research Institute, City University of New York, May 8, 2019. AAARIConferencePanelAAARI

• “Centering Nativist Racism: How Doing So Helps Us Grasp New Forms of Citizenship & Would’ve Predicted Trump,” Department of Sociology, Graduate Center & 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.