Doctor of Philosophy in Social Policy. Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford: “Labour Marekt Risks and Institutional Determinants: An International Comparative Study of Institutions and Non-standard Employment with a Focus on East Asia (2011)”
(Supervisors: Prof. Robert Walker, Prof. David Coleman. Examiners: Prof. Martin Seelieb-Kaiser, Prof. Kathleen Thelen)
Master Degree in Social Welfare Policy. Seoul National Univeristy.
Dual Bachlor Degrees in Social Welfare & English. Ewha Womans Univeristy.
2012 The EHESS Fondation France-Japon Award :Travel Grant for SASE Annual conference.
2011 Asia PhD award: Award for Best Dissertation in Public Policy and Management in Asia by APPAM (Association for the Public Policy Analysis and Management)
2010 Barnett Prize: Best paper of the year award by the Department of Social policy and Intervention, University of Oxford
2010 SASE Awards for Academic Excellence: Outstanding paper by graduate student award by SASE (Society of the Advancement of Socio-economics)
British Chevening Scholarship Award.
International Rotary Fund Scholarship Award
Student of honor by Ewha Women’s University
Student of honor by the Alumni of Social welfare, Ewha Women’s University
Student of honor for ‘All A student’ by English department
2012.3-current: Assistant Professor of Social Policy, Graduate School of Social Welfare, Ewha Womans University, Rep. Korea.
2011.5- 2012.2: GCOE Assistant Professor of Social Policy. Graduate School of Letters. Kyoto University, Japan.
2010. 8- 2011.7: Article contributor (Global Correspondent)The Seoul Metropolitan city government [Global Welfare Trend]: (an academic magazine published by Seoul City government)
2010. 9 – 2010.12: Teaching: Comparative Social Policy (Master Degree)Master course for Comparative Social Policy.Department of Social Policy and Intervention. University of Oxford.
2009. 9-2010.12: Tutor: Social Policy (Undergraduate) Department of Social Policy and Intervention. University of Oxford.
2010. 2: Research Assistant (RA) Department of Development Studies, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.
2009. 9 – 2009.12: Teaching: Comparative Social Policy, Master course for Comparative Social Policy.Department of Social Policy and Intervention. University of Oxford.
2009. 3 – 2009.9: Research Assistant (RA): Center for Migration, Policy and Society,University of Oxford
2009. 3-2010.3: Teaching: Social Policy (Undergraduate), Department of Social Policy and Intervention. University of Oxford.
2007. 2– 2007. 7 :Researcher & Editor: National Commission of Human Rights (NHRC), Rep. Korea: International Relations Division
2005. 8 – 2006. 2: Program coordinator: Ministry of Finance and Economy, Rep. Korea. International Finance Institution Division, International Finance Bureau.
2004.7 – 2005.1: Program assistant: International Organization for Migration (IOM), Office of Seoul
2003. 4- 2004. 4: Interpreter for international conferences;
2003. 7- 2003. 12 Program Assistant: United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP). Gender and Development Section, Emerging Social Issues Division