Claire Jean Kim

Professor, Political Science
School of Social Sciences

Professor, Asian American Studies
School of Humanities

Ph.D., Yale University


M. Phil., Yale University


A.B., Harvard College

Phone: (949) 824-3192
Fax: (949) 824-8762
Email: cjkim@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
3151 Social Science Plaza
Mail Code: 5100
Irvine, CA 92697

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Research
Interests
Comparative race studies, human-animal studies, race and politics, social movements
   
Research
Abstract
Claire Jean Kim is Professor of Political Science and Asian American Studies. Her first book, Bitter Fruit: The Politics of Black-Korean Conflict in New York City (Yale University Press, 2000) is the recipient of the American Political Science Association's Ralph Bunche Award for the Best Book on Ethnic and Cultural Pluralism and a Best Book Award from the American Political Science Association Organized Section on Race, Ethnicity, and Politics. Her second book, Dangerous Crossings: Race, Species, and Nature in a Multicultural Age (Cambridge University Press, 2015), is the also the recipient of a Best Book Award from the American Political Science Association Organized Section on Race, Ethnicity, and Politics. Dr. Kim has written numerous journal articles, book chapters, and essays, and she is co-editor of a special issue of American Quarterly entitled Species/Race/Sex (2013). She is the recipient of a grant from the University of California Center for New Racial Studies, and she has been a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey and the University of California Humanities Research Institute.
   
Publications Dangerous Crossings: Race, Species, and Nature in a Multicultural Age (Cambridge University Press, 2015)
   
  Species/Race/Sex, a special issue of American Quarterly, 65, 3, September 2013, co-edited with Carla Freccero
   
  Bitter Fruit: The Politics of Black-Korean Conflict in New York City (Yale University Press, 2000)
   
   
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