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Kim, Dr. Sean

Dr. Kim660-543-8692
Wood Building, Room 136F
University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO 64093



TR 8:45-10:45AM and 12:45-1:45PM
or by appointment

Hometown: Independence, Missouri


Ph.D., M.A., M.Div., Harvard University

B.A., Cornell University

Peabody Museum Associate, Harvard University, 2008-present

Korea Institute Post-Doctoral Fellow, Harvard University, 2004-2005

Academic Specialties

East Asian history

Religious studies

Print culture

Courses Taught

Modern Korea; Modern Japan; Rise of Japanese Civilization; The Samurai in Japanese History; Modern China; Rise of Chinese Civilization; History of the Modern World; History of the Early Modern World; Writing in the Social Sciences; Christianity in East Asia; Japanese Colonial Empire

Recent Scholarly Work

Co-author, with Ilisa Barbash, The Forgotten Home Front: Photographs of Pusan, 1952-54. Cambridge, MA: Peabody Museum Press, forthcoming.

"Re-enchanted: Divine Healing in Korean Protestantism." In Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Healing, edited by Candy Gunther Brown. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

"For God and Home: Women's Education in Early Korean Protestantism," Acta Koreana 11, no. 3 (December 2008): 9-28.


Internet Modern History Sourcebook

Project Canterbury