BA in English, Seoul National University, 2010
MA in English, Seoul National University, 2012
20th century British literature, modernism, literary characters, theory of the novel, literature and philosophy, postcolonial theory, posthumanist theory, literature and science
The Ontology of Modernist Character: Deconstructing the Human in the British Novel, 1899-1934
"The Vital Machine and the Mechanistic Human: Women in Love and Post-humanism," MLA 2020, Seattle, WA, January 2020.
"The Constraints of Character: Literary Form of Lord Jim and the Excess of Globality," The 46th Annual International Conference of The Joseph Conrad Society, St Mary’s University, Twickenham, UK, July 2019.
"Narrative of Worlding: To the Lighthouse and the Temporalization of the World," The 29th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, Mount St. Joseph University, Cincinnati, OH, June 2019.
"Narrative Impossibility of Black Diaspora in Junot Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao", NeMLA, Annual Convention. Pittsburgh, PA. April 2018
"Sons and Lovers and the Modern Melancholia", The 13th International D. H. Lawrence Conference by D. H. Lawrence Society of North America (DHLSNA), University of Milan, Gargnano, Italy, June 2014
"The Value of Surplus and Loss: A Modern Economics of Emotion in Wordsworth's 'Michael'," English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK) International Conference, Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul, Korea, October 2013
"Emotion and Self-Recognition: A Social Vision in Mrs. Dalloway," English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK) International Conference, Pusan, Korea, December 2012
Review of Sons and Lovers: The Biography of a Novel by Neil Roberts, D. H. Lawrence Review 42.1-2, 2017.
"The Ethics of Melancholic Subjectivity in Sons and Lovers," D. H. Lawrence Review 41.2, 2016.
"The Illusion of Authority and the Power of Iconoclasm : A Reading of The White Devil," English Studies 35, Seoul: Seoul National University's Department of English Language and Literature, 2015. 81-98
"The Function of Narrative Failure in Charles Dickens's David Copperfield," English Studies 34, Seoul: Seoul National University's Department of English Language and Literature, 2014. 33-46
"Dynamic Interaction with the World Beyond the Boundary: Reading Women in Love with a Metaphor of Surface and the Beyond," English Studies 32, Seoul: Seoul National University's Department of English Language and Literature, 2012. 119-36
Professional Development Fellowship, Brandeis University, 2020-2021
Provost Dissertation Award, Brandeis University, 2019
Mellon Dissertation Research Grant, Brandeis University, 2019
Artie Bruce Ross Endowed Fellowship and the Evan Frankel Endowed Fellowship, Brandeis University, 2018-2019
Fulbright Fellowship, Institute of International Education (IIE), 2015-2017
Graduate Student Prize for the Best Essay, Department of English Literature, Seoul National University, 2014
Scholarship for the Academic Future Generation of Fundamental Studies, Seoul National University, 2012-2014
National Research Fellowship for Humanities, Korea Student Aid Foundation (KSAF), 2010-2012
Classes taught and Assisted
(TF) High and Late Renaissance in Italy, Professor Jonathan Unglaub (Fall 2020)
(TF) History of Art II: From the Renaissance to the Modern Age, Professor Jonathan Unglaub (Spring 2020)
(TF) Gods and Humans in the Renaissance, Professor Ramie Targoff and Professor Jonathan Unglaub (Spring 2019)
UWS: Dilemma of Growth: Children's Literature and Culture (Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018)
(TF) Hitchcock's Movies, Professor Paul Morrison (Spring 2017)
(TF) American Independent Film, Professor Caren Irr (Fall 2016)
Women in Love