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Skidmore College
Anthropology Department
Joowon Park

Joowon Park

Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Office: Dana Science Center 251
Tel. (518) 580-5287
E-mail: park@skidmore.edu
Office hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 2-3 p.m.

 

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., American University
  • MA, American University
  • BA, DePauw University

RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS

  • Violence; Migration; Refugees, Citizenship and belonging; Politics of humanitarianism; Political anthropology

BOOK MONOGRAPH

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, AND AWARDS

  • Association for Asian Studies First Annual Photo Competition Winner, 2019
  • Association for Asian Studies Northeast Asia Council Research Travel Grant, 2019
  • Social Science Research Council Korean Studies Dissertation Workshop Fellow, 2014
  • National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant, 2013
  • Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, 2013
  • American University Vice-Provost Doctoral Dissertation Research Award, 2013
  • Explorers Club Washington Group Exploration and Field Research Grant, 2012
  • Robyn Rafferty Mathias Grant for International Research, 2011, 2012

COURSES

  • AN 101: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (cross-listed with IA)
  • AN 224: Perspectives from Asia (cross-listed with AS and IA)
  • AN 236: Migration and Diaspora (Bridge Experience course; cross-listed with AS and IA)
  • AN 270: History of Anthropological Thought
  • AN 307: Power and Violence (cross-listed with IA)
  • Scribner Seminar: K-Pop: Unpacking Korean Pop Culture in a Global World