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Hye Sung Kim

Hye Sung Kim

2017-18 Visiting Scholar
616 Serra Street
Encina Hall E301
Stanford, CA


Hye Sung Kim joins the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (Shorenstein APARC) during the 2017–18 academic year from MBC (Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation), one of the leading South Korean TV and radio network companies. During her career as a reporter at MBC, she reported from Baghdad in 2004 on the war in Iraq, and also covered North Korean issues in a weekly news magazine program Unification Observatory in 2013-14.

Kim's research interests focus mainly on inter-Korean relations and the interactions between the powerful nations surrounding the Korean peninsula. During her research period at Shorenstein APARC, Kim will study this subject with a view as a journalist.

Kim received a BA in Aesthetics with minor in International Relations from the Seoul National University.