Modern Korean History, Social/Cultural History
Sung Eun is a Ph.D. student in Modern Korean History. He received his M.A. in East Asian Regional Studies from Columbia University, and his B.A. in Asian Studies and Political Science from Vassar College. His main research focuses on the ‘post’-liberation dispositions of Korean workers in and around US military camp-towns (soldiers, civilian works and sexual laborers). He is particularly interested in the intersections of the political economy, imperialism, state-formation and cultural developments.