Min-hyung KimMin-hyung Kim, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., University of Washington, 2008

Dr. Kim teaches courses on international politics, international relations theory, international political economy, the European Union, international politics of East Asia, and politics of developing societies. His research interests include international relations theory, international political economy, European integration, East Asian security, and comparative regionalism. His recent publications are “Theorizing National Preference Formation” in Cambridge Review of International Affairs (2014, forthcoming); "The Maastricht Treaty at Twenty: A Greco-European Tragedy" (with James A. Caporaso) in Journal of European Integration, Vol. 34, No. 6 (2012), pp. 769-869 — reprinted in Thomas Christiansen and Simon Duke eds., The Maastricht Treaty: Second Thoughts after 20 Years (Routledge, 2013), pp. 85-105; "Why Does A Small Power Lead? ASEAN Leadership in Asia-Pacific Regionalism" in Pacific Focus, Vol.27, No.1 (2012), pp. 111-134; "Theorizing ASEAN Integration" in Asian Perspective Vol. 35, No. 3 (2011), pp. 407-435; "State Preferences and Institutional Feedback: CAP and European Integration" in International Political Science Review, Vol. 31, No. 3 (2010), pp. 323-345; "The Dual Nature of European Identity: Subjective Awareness and Coherence" (with James A. Caporaso) in Journal of European Public Policy, Vol. 16, No. 1 (2009), pp. 19-42; "Globalization: Trends, Limits, and Controversies" (with James A. Caporaso) in Mario Telo and Vivien Schmidt ed. Globalization, Europe, Multilateralism: Towards a Better Global Governance? (Ashgate, 2014), pp. 15-31; and "Comparative Politics and International Relations Theory" (with James A. Caporaso) in Yong Chool Ha and Jaesung Chun ed. The End of Cold War, Globalization and New International Relations in East Asia (forthcoming). He was a 2009-2010 Jean Monnet Fellow in the Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy. He is currently working on multiple projects including "comparative institutionalization of markets in Europe" and "regionalism and security in East Asia". 

email mkim2@iwu.edu phone (309) 556-3422 office CLA 215
Illinois Wesleyan University
Bloomington, IL 61702-2900
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Tuesday 1:05-2:35
Wednesday 10-12 (appointment required)
Thursday 1:05-2:35
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