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Bo Kyung Kim

Former Korea Foundation Junior Scholar


    February 5, 2018 — July 27, 2018

    Professional affiliation

    Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University, South Korea

    Wilson Center Projects

    Accountability Mechanism for the Post-Land Reform Consolidation in the State building Period: In Search of Empirical Utility of the East Asian Model for Developing Countries

    Full Biography

    Bo Kyung Kim is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University (GSIS SNU). She received her Master’s degree in International Studies at GSIS SNU, and her B.A. in International Studies and Political Science & International Relations at Ewha Womans University. Before joining the Wilson Center, she took part in multiple research projects at the Institute of International Affairs GSIS SNU. In summer 2016, she was an exchange Ph.D. researcher at the University of Tübingen, Germany. She also presented in several international academic conferences, and co-authored articles in Korean journals. Her research interests include areas of International development, accountability, governance, state-building, foreign aid and other related topics. While at the Wilson Center, her project will be focused on accountability mechanism in developing countries with case study on East Asian countries during their land reform period.

    Major Publications

    “Accountability of the Post-2015 Development Cooperation Era: Issues and Prospects,” Journal of Korea’s Development Cooperation, No.1, 2015, pp. 49-58. (Co-authored in Korean; Correspondent)


    “The Domestication Process of International Development Norms: Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Policy Making for Domestic Implementation in South Korea,” Review of International and Area Studies, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2016, pp. 81-125. (Co-authored in Korean)