Assistant Professor of International Business



Office: Harris 117


Ph.D., Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 2018

M.A., Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 2013

B.A., Sociology and Political Science & International Relations (dual degree; magna cum laude), Korea University, 2009 


Kim, E. 2020. The Local Labor Market Effects of Foreign Automotive Investments in the United States. International Regional Science Review (accepted)

Kim, E. 2020. Perceived Discrimination as Legacy: Korean Immigrants’ Job Attitudes and Career Prospects at Korean Multinational Enterprises in the USA. Asian Ethnicity (accepted)

Flippen, C., & E. Kim. 2015. Immigrant Context and Opportunity: New Destinations and Socioeconomic Attainment among Asians in the United States. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 660(1): 175-198. (authors listed in alphabetical order)

Kim, E. 2014. The Impact of Corporations on the Settlement of Migrant Workers: Koreans in Alabama, USA. Ethnic and Migration Studies, 41(1): 138-157. 

Kim, E., & G. Kao. 2014. Koreatowns. In Asian American Society: An Encyclopedia, edited by M. Y. Danico. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Yoon, I., & E. Kim. 2012. Language Use of the Multicultural Family and Social Identity of Their Children. The Korean Society of Bilingualism, 48: 273-307. (in Korean)

Research in Progress 

Making Manufacturing Great Again: Right-to-Work Legislation and Foreign Investors’ Manufacturing Employment (submitted) 

Immigrant Top Managers and Subsidiary Survival under Domestic Uncertainty (submitted)

Upper Echelon’s Political Ideology and Hiring of Foreign Workers Following the Conservative Immigration Policy (manuscript in preparation), with D. Park

Entrepreneurs or Executives: Immigrant CEOs and Their Impacts on Firm Performance (data collection)


BOS200 Strategies for Organizing 

BOS350 Introduction to International Business 

BOS480 International Entrepreneurship