Jinsook Kim

PhD Candidate, Media StudiesUniversity of Texas / Austin


Jinsook Kim is a Ph.D. candidate in Media Studies in the Department of Radio-Television-Film at The University of Texas at Austin, USA. She earned her M.A. in Women’s Studies from Ewha Womans University in South Korea, and worked as a researcher at Korean Women’s Institute and Korean Women’s Development Institute. Her research interests are in feminist perspectives on new media technologies, hate speech, and social movements. She is currently working on a dissertation exploring online misogynistic discourse and anti-hate activism in South Korea.

Award Information

2018 Korean Studies Dissertation Workshop

University of Texas at Austin

Contesting Hate: Online Misogyny and Feminist Anti-Hate Activism in South Korea