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Joong Won Kim

Joong Won Kim

Name, Title
Joong Won Kim

Degree: Ph.D
Email: jkimsy@vt.edu
Previous Education: DePaul University
• M.A. Sociology, June 2016
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
• B.A. Sociology, May 2012

Courses Taught: Introductory Sociology Sociology of Race and Ethnicity Deviant Behavior Women and Crime

Research Interests: Race and Racisms, Racial Ideology and Language, Asia and Asian America, Gender and Masculinities, Sociology of Culture

Bio

Joong Won Kim received his B.A. in Sociology from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and M.A. in Sociology from DePaul University with distinction. Joong Won is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology at Virginia Tech. He is also a graduate programming assistant for the Asian Cultural Engagement Center (ACEC) at Virginia Tech and a graduate research associate for the Laboratory for the Study of Youth Inequality and Justice (YIJ). His current research examines racialization, whiteness, and language use - particularly in the transnational context between the U.S. and South Korea. His work can be found in academic peer-reviewed journals such as Ethnic and Racial Studies, Sociological Inquiry, American Behavioral
Scientist, Sociation, and Sustainability

Presentations 

2020 Kim, Joong Won. “The Possessive Investment in Honorary Whiteness: How Language Shapes a Transnational Racial Order” at the 115th Annual Meeting of American Sociological Association. (Session cancelled).

2019 Zare, Bonnie, and Joong Won Kim. “‘#MeToo is Mostly Good, But Women are Out to Get Us!’: How Asian and White Males on College Campus Frame Backlash Towards #MeToo and the Dating Atmosphere” at the 2019 Annual Meeting of National Women’s Studies Association.

2019 Brunsma, David L., Nathaniel G. Chapman, and Joong Won Kim. “The Culture of White Space, the Racialized Production of Meaning, and the Jamband Scene” at the 114th Annual Meeting of American Sociological Association.

2019 Kim, Joong Won. “The Vernacular of Whiteness: Towards a Sociology of Race and Language” at the 82nd Annual Meeting of Southern Sociological Society.

2019 Kim, Jae Kyun and Joong Won Kim. “The Making of Good-looking Men and Its Racial Context: Comparative Analysis on Colonial and Postcolonial Aesthetic Norms in Korea” at the 82nd Annual Meeting of Southern Sociological Society.

2019 Kim, Joong Won. “The Vernacular of Whiteness: Towards a Sociology of Race and Language” at the 30th Annual Virginia Tech Department of Sociology Undergraduate and Graduate Research Symposium.

2018 Kim, Joong Won, Anthony A. Peguero, and Jennifer M. Bondy. “The Significance of Social Bonds for Asian Americans” at the 113th Annual Meeting of American Sociological Association.

2018 Kim, Joong Won. “The (In)visible Boundary: Conceptualizing Language as Symbolic Barriers to Social Inclusion” at Asians in the U.S.: Experiences and Exclusions, Community Conversations Panel at Virginia Tech.

2018 Brunsma, David L., Nathaniel P. Chapman, and Joong Won Kim. “Like a Phish Out of The Water: Race in The White Space of Jamband Subculture” at the 81st Annual Meeting of Southern Sociological Society.

2018 Han, Soyoung, Mintai Kim, Yoonku Kwon, and Joong Won Kim. “The Legacy of the Settlement-House Movement: Its Social Wellbeing and Welfare Services in Community Garden Planning” at the 2018 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) Conference.

2018 Kim, Joong Won. “A Feminist Archeology of Public Architectural Artifacts: The (Un)Gendering of the Modern Public Architecture” at the 2018 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) Conference.

2018 Han, Soyoung, Mintai Kim, Yoonku Kwon, and Joong Won Kim “Welfare Services in Parks: Their Roles and Ideological Development Processes” at the 2018 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) Conference.

2017 Kim, Joong Won and Soyoung Han. “The (In)visible Boundary: Conceptualizing Language as Symbolic Barriers to Social Inclusion” at the 1st Annual Advancing the Human Condition Symposium.

2017 Kim, Joong Won and Soyoung Han. “A Feminist Archeology of Public Architectural Artifacts: The Gendering of the Modern Public Architecture” at the Virginia Tech WGS Undergraduate and Graduate Student Conference.

2017 Kim, Joong Won. “Depictions of Masculinities: A Cross-Cultural Analysis of GQ” at the 80th Annual Meeting of Southern Sociological Society.

2017 Han, Soyoung and Joong Won Kim. “Spatial Storytelling Planning Strategy through the Multilayered Structure: A Revision of MacCannell’s Theory of Staged Authenticity” at the 33rd Annual Virginia Tech Graduate Student Assembly Research Symposium.

2017 Kim, Joong Won. “An Analysis of a Korean Immigrant Church: Belonging as a Spatio-Temporal Framework” at the 29th Annual Virginia Tech Department of Sociology Undergraduate and Graduate Research Symposium.

2016 Kim, Joong Won. “Depictions of Masculinities: Tracing its Cultural Roots and Economic Routes” at the 18th Annual Chicago Ethnography Conference.

Publications 

2021 Kim, Joong Won. “The Possessive Investment in Honorary Whiteness?: How Asian and Asian Americans Reify a Transnational Racial Order through Language.” Ethnic and Racial Studies https://doi.org/10.1080/01419870.2021.1878250.

2020 Brunsma, David L., Nathaniel G. Chapman, Joong Won Kim, J. Slade Lellock, Jennifer Padilla Wyse, Erik Withers, and Megan Underhill. “The Culture of White Space: On the Racialized Production of Meaning.” American Behavioral Scientist 64(12):2001-2005.

2020 Kim, Joong Won, Anthony A. Peguero, and Jennifer M. Bondy. “The Significance of Social Bonds for Asian Americans: Investigating the Relationship between Sex/Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Immigrant Generation, and Educational Attainment.” Sociation 19(2):13-36.

2020 Brunsma, David L., Nathaniel G. Chapman, and Joong Won Kim. “The Culture of White Space, the Racialized Production of Meaning, and the Jamband Scene.” Sociological Inquiry 90(1):7–29.

2019 Han, Soyoung, Joong Won Kim, and Yoonku Kwon. “Contemporary Spatial Publicness: Its New Characteristics and Democratic Possibilities” Sustainability 11(17): 4729; https://doi.org/10.3390/su11174729.


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