DIRECTOR FOR CRITICAL KOREAN STUDIES AND PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH & ASIAN AMERICAN STUDES, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE
Location: Los Angeles
Member Since: 2020
Joseph Jonghyun Jeon is Director of the Center for Critical Korean Studies and Professor of English and Asian American Studies at the University of California, Irvine. He graduated from the Johns Hopkins University with a B.A. in English and received his Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to arriving at UCI in 2017, he taught at Pomona College and the University of San Diego. He is the author of Vicious Circuits: Korea’s IMF Cinema and the End of the American Century (Stanford University Press, 2019) and Racial Things, Racial Forms: Objecthood in Avant-Garde Asian American Poetry(University of Iowa Press, 2012). He lives in Irvine with his wife and daughter.