Fulbright Scholar also a reporter, lawyer, educator, historian

Monday, April 4, 2005

Associate Professor Marie Seong-Hak Kim, history, is lecturing and conducting research at Handong Global University, Pohang, Korea, this year as a Fulbright Scholar award winner.

Kim will compare American legal and constitutional history with laws and customs under the Yi Dynasty and colonial Korea. This is her fifth year at SCSU, where she teaches courses in early modern Europe, Renaissance, Reformation, French and legal history, and constitutional law. Her prior experience ranges from working as a reporter at The Korea Times to practicing law in Minnesota.

Fulbright Scholar award recipients are selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement and because they have demonstrated extraordinary leadership potential in their fields. Prominent U.S. Fulbright Scholar alumni include Milton Friedman, Nobel Laureate in Economics; James Watson, co-discoverer of the structure of DNA and Nobel Laureate in Medicine; and Rita
Dove, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.

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