Bio

Hye Jin received her B.A. degree in Economics and Political Science from Columbia University. She also holds a B.A. degree from Sciences Po Paris. She is fluent in Korean, Chinese, English and French.

Project Summary

Hye Jin's project examines the interaction among gender, state and economy in North Korea. It looks at how Marxist ideology, Confucian traditions and nationalist discourse interact and create a uniquely oppressive environment for women in North Korea. It also looks at how economic development has impacted the status of women.