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Ji-Yeon Yuh

Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Associate Professor of History
Associate Professor of Asian American Studies


Areas of Focus

  • U.S. military involvement in Asia, especially Korea
  • North Korea and nuclear weapons
  • Korea peace and reunification
  • Migration and immigration
  • Race and racism in the U.S. and in South Korea


  • Ethnic Koreans around the world
  • U.S. involvement (especially military) in Korea and its consequences for ordinary Koreans
  • Relationship between war and migration
  • Militarized prostitution and camptowns
  • Transnationally adopted Koreans
  • North Korean refugees
  • Sex tourism in Asia and its link to U.S. military involvement
  • Korean Americans
  • Koreans in China and Japan
  • War brides and military brides
  • Marriage migration
  • Asian Americans in the U.S. Midwest