Sunhye Kim

Assistant Research Professor | Postdoctoral Fellow, International Affairs | Institute for Korean StudiesGeorge Washington University

Bio

Sunhye Kim is a PhD candidate in Women’s Studies at the University of Maryland. She completed her MA thesis “The Infertility Treatment Industry and the Politics of Reproduction in South Korea” in the Department of Sociology at Yonsei University, Korea. She conducted a research project “Assisted Reproductive Technology and Reproductive Rights: The Relationships Between Infertile Women and Surrogates in South Korea,” which was supported by a grant from the Korean National Institute for Bioethics Policy. Currently, she is working on her doctoral dissertation, “Baby Miles”: Reproductive Rights, Labor, and Ethics in the Transnational Korean Reproductive Technology Industry. Her research interests are assisted reproductive technologies, biomedical ethics, sexual and reproductive rights, transnational feminism, Korean studies, and qualitative research methods.

Award Information

2017 Korean Studies Dissertation Workshop

Women's StudiesUniversity of Maryland

"Baby Miles": Reproductive Rights, Labor, and Ethics in the Transnational Korean Reproductive Technology Industry