The University of Iowa
lantern hanging in Bukchon Village, South Korea

Membership Information

Who can join: Anyone engaged in research that focuses on Korea-related topics is welcome to join us.  If you have any questions, please contact us at

How to join: Please fill out this form and submit it to be added to our communications.


Director of KoRN

Hyaeweol Choi, C. Maxwell and Elizabeth M. Stanley Family and Korea Foundation Chair in Korean Studies, Professor, Religious Studies


  • Dobin Choi, Lecturer, Philosophy
  • Jiyeon Kang, Associate Professor, Communication Studies
  • Jaeon Kim, Emeritus, Sociology
  • Ojin Kwon, Theatre Technical Director, Theatre Arts
  • Alyssa Park, Associate Professor, History
  • Sang-Seok Yoon, Associate Professor of Instruction, Asian and Slavic Language and Literature
  • Si On Yoon, Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders