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Hannah Kim is a Ph.D. candidate of Political Science at the University of Minnesota. Her major fields are American politics and methodology, and she is minoring in political psychology. Hannah’s research interests include voting behavior, public opinion on the policy-making process, and media effects on polarization as well as attitude change in terms of persuasion. Hannah worked as a program writer for a political debating television program ‘SBS Debate Sisi Bibi’ at Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS), which is one of three major TV network in South Korea. She received her M.A. from Korea University and a B.A. from Sookmyung Women’s University in Seoul, South Korea.

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • M.A.: Political Science and International Relations, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea, 2007.
  • B.A.: Political Science and International Relations, Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul, South Korea, 2004.

Curriculum Vitae

Courses Taught
  • Teaching Assistant: POL 1001 American Democracy in a Changing World
  • Teaching Assistant: POL 3769 Public Opinion and Voting Behavior
  • Teaching Assistant: POL 3479 Latin American Politics
  • Teaching Assistant: POL 3785 Persuasion and Political Propaganda
  • Teaching Assistant: POL 3766 Political Psychology of Mass Behavior
  • Teaching Assistant: POL 3319 Education and the American Dream
  • Teaching Assistant: POL 4501W The Supreme Court and Constitution
Research & Professional Activities


  • Graduate Research, Center for the Study of Political Psychology, University of Minnesota, Led by Professor Eugene Borgida and Howard Lavine: ∙ Minnesota Multi-Investigator 2018 Midterm Election Study (Fall 2018) - Collaborate data collection work (making survey questionnaires and programming in Qualtrics)
  • Research Assistant, Ilmin International Relations Institute, Korea University, 2004-2005.: ∙ Organized and assisted international and domestic conferences. ∙ Participated in academic research projects and collected statistical data. ∙ Worked as an Assistant Editor for the following books; - Journal of International Politics published by Ilmin International Relations Institute. - Environmental Security in East Asia written by In-Taek Hyun, Sunghan Kim, and Keun Lee, Seoul: Orum, 2005.
  • Research Assistant, Professor In-Taek Hyun (Former Minister of Unification of South Korea), Department of Political Science, Korea University, Seoul, Korea, 2004-2006.:
  • Research Assistant, Professor Kyudok Hong (Former Chief of Defense Reform Office in Ministry of National Defense in South Korea), Department of Political Science, Sookmyung Women’s University, Seoul, Korea, 2001-2002.:
  • Pierce Ekstrom, Brianna Smith, Allison Williams, and Hannah Kim (2020) “Social Network Disagreement and Reasoned Candidate Preferences," American Political Research, 48(1), 132-154.
  • Chen, Philip G., Jacob Appleby, Eugene Borgida, Timothy H. Callaghan, Pierce Ekstrom, Christina E. Farhart, Elizabeth Housholder, Hannah Kim, Aleksander Ksiazkiewicz, Howard Lavine, Matthew D. Luttig, Ruchika Mohanty, Aaron Rosenthal, Geoff Sheagley, Brianna A. Smith, Joseph A. Vitriol and Allison Williams. "The Minnesota Multi‐Investigator 2012 Presidential Election Panel Study." Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy 14.1 (2014): 78-104.
  • Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP) Fellowship, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota, Spring 2020
  • The Harrell Rodgers Travel Scholarship Award, The Midwest Political Science Association, Spring 2020
  • Colonial Dames of America - Minnesota Scholarship, International Student and Scholar Services, University of Minnesota, Spring 2020
  • Presidential Scholars Award, awarded by the 16th President of South Korea (Moo-Hyun Roh), 2004. This award honors the most distinguished graduating students in high schools and colleges, selected on the basis of outstanding scholarship, leadership, service, and creativity.
  • First-place Prize, awarded by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Korea (Seung-Soo Han), National Model United Nations Conference, Busan, Korea, 2001.
  • Congeniality Award, awarded by the General of United Nations Association of Korea, National Model United Nations Conference, Busan, Korea, 2001.
  • Third-place Prize, awarded by the Prime Minister of Korea, National Universities Debating Championship, Seoul, Korea, 2000.