Daniel Kim

Position title: Project Assistant (2015-2017)

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Daniel (Danny) Kim is a PhD Candidate in the History Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a dissertation focusing on the history of modern Korea, especially the period of Japanese colonization, and the history of colonial education. He received a Fulbright Fellowship in 2013 to support this project: Japanese Colonial Education and the Culture of Academia in Korea, 1910-1945. Danny hails from the state of Oregon. His broader research interests include imperialism, feminism, literature, and all forms of international exchange, especially in culturally liminal spaces. Danny has lived out these academic interests by teaching in a Korean international school in Yunnan, China, and lecturing in English for ethnic Korean Chinese on the border between China and North Korea.