Stanford Experts

Gi-Wook Shin

Title:
Chair of Korean Studies; Senior Fellow at FSI; Professor of Sociology

Email:
gwshin@stanford.edu

Phone:
(650) 723-2408

Website:
https://profiles.stanford.edu/gi-wook-shin

Description

Gi-Wook Shin is the director of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center; the Tong Yang, Korea Foundation, and Korea Stanford Alumni Chair of Korean Studies; the founding director of the Korea Program; a senior fellow of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies; and a professor of sociology, all at Stanford University. As a historical-comparative and political sociologist, his research has concentrated on social movements, nationalism, development and international relations.