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Bohyeong Kim

Assistant Professor
Dean's Faculty Fellow in Communication Studies

Bohyeong Kim is Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies, a Dean's Faculty Fellow in Communication Studies, and affiliated with the Department of Asian Studies. As a scholar of critical media and cultural studies with a particular emphasis on Korea and East Asia, Professor Kim’s research focuses primarily on the relationship between the media, culture, and the capitalist economy. Her work has appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as Cultural StudiesTelevision & New MediaMedia, Culture & Society, and International Journal of Communication. She is currently completing a book entitled Critically Capitalist: The Spirit of Asset Capitalism in South Korea, which presents an ethnography of South Korea’s aspiring asset owners to theorize “critical capitalism” as a simultaneous critique and legitimation of capitalism.