East Asia-Korea, 2015

Research Interests

Twentieth-century Korea; Christianity in divided Korea; performing citizenship; Korean War; US imperialism and Cold War; transpacific pedagogy on liberal democracy; blood and jus sanguinis in post-1945 East Asia


Anointed Citizenship: Christian Intercession, Performance and Pedagogy in the Korean War


"A Reverend on Trial: Debating the Proper Place of Christianity in the North Korean Revolution." Journal of Korean Studies 25, no. 2 (October 2020): 379–405.


—Writes for #AsiaNow (Association for Asian Studies) on finding the Taejon Massacre in Independence, Missouri, Mar. 24, 2020
—Awarded 2018 Truman Library Institute Research Grant
—Awarded 2018 Korea Foundation Graduate Studies Fellowship