Bio of Chi-Hoon Kim

Chi-Hoon is a food anthropologist based in New York City currently completing her Ph.D. dissertation on Korean gastro-diplomacy at Indiana University. She has spearheaded research and outreach for a television documentary series on global culinary culture, worked for a UN think tank, and taught undergraduate courses in International Studies. Chi-Hoon holds a B.A. in government from Wesleyan University and an M.A. in anthropology of food from the School of Oriental and African Studies. Her research interests include in-flight experience of national cuisines, production of plastic food models, and globalization of kimchi.



For a recent sample of Chi-Hoon’s work on kimchi visit:

“Kimchi to Infinity” in Hyphen Magazine


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