Ga Young Chung

Assistant Professor, Asian American StudiesUniversity of California, Davis


Ga Young Chung is a PhD candidate in education policy studies with a minor in Asian American studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Chung received her BA and MA in Sociology at Yonsei University, Seoul, and previously worked at the Korean Women’s Development Institute, a policy research center specializing in gender equality, female labor, and marriage migrants in South Korea. Her writing has appeared in the Asian American Policy Review (2017), Multiethnic Korea?: Multiculturalism, Migration, and Peoplehood Diversity in Contemporary South Korea (2014, co-authored), Reading Asia through Cultural Studies (2013), and the Korean Journal of Social Issues (2009), etc.

Award Information

2017 Korean Studies Dissertation Workshop

Education Policy Studies | Asian American StudiesUniversity of Illinois / Urbana-Champaign

The Magic of Militarized Citizenship: Mobility of Undocumented Korean Immigrant Youths, Family, and the State in the United States