Doo-Sub KIM

Doo-Sub Kim

Department of Sociology, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea

Present Positions:
- Professor, Hanyang University, Korea
- Adjunct Professor, Guizhou University, China
- Chair, IUSSP Scientific Panel on the Process and Dynamics of Cross-Border Marriage
- Chair, Board of Directors, The Population Association of Korea
- Board Member, The National Statistics Committee, Korea
- Member, Advisory Committee for Social Policy, The Office of the President of Korea

- Brown University, US.A., Sociology (Ph.D.), 1979-1984
- Seoul National Univ., Korea, Sociology (MA), 1975-1977
- Seoul National Univ., Korea, Sociology (BA), 1971-1975

Professional Experience and Awards:
- Dean, College of Social Sciences, Hanyang University, Korea, 2002-2004
- Chair, The Low Fertility Forum, Korea, 2008-2009
- The Order of Service Merit, The President of Korea, 2004
- Visiting Professor, Univ. of British Columbia, Canada, 1997-1998
- Visiting Professor, Univ. of Iowa, U.S.A., 1990
- Senior Associate Member, St. Antony‘s College, Oxford, U.K., 1989-1990
- Research Fellow, East-West Center, U.S.A., 1983-1984
- Rockefeller Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, 1983-1984
- Population Council Fellow, 1981-1983
- Ford Foundation Demography Traineeship, 1979-1981

     He has published 30 books/monographs and some 120 journal articles and book chapters. His latest publication includes Cross-Border Marriage: Global Trends and Diversity (2012), The Population of North Korea and Population Census (2011), Cross-Border Marriage: Process and Dynamics (2008), The ‗IMF Economic Crisis‘ and Changes in Korean Fertility (2007), and The Population of Korea (2004).

Given Name  Doo-Sub 
Surname  Kim 
Country(s) of nationality  Rep. of Korea 
Country of residence  Rep. of Korea 
Mailing address Department of Sociology, Hanyang University, Seoul, 133- 791 South Korea
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Telephone (Home) +82-2-446-7029
Telephone (Office) +82-2-2220-0846
Highest degree Ph.D.
Year: 1984
Institution: Brown University
Discipline: Sociology (Social Demography)
Current employment/position Professor, Department of Sociology, Hanyang University

Previous employment

1. Research Fellow, The East-West Population Institute, East-West Center, U.S.A., 1983- 1984.
2. Senior Associate Member, St. Antony's College, Oxford, United Kingdom, 1989-1990.
3. Director, Korea Social Science Data Archive, 2010-2011.

Other honorary or professional positions

1. Dean, College of Social Sciences, Hanyang University (2002-2004)
2. President, The Population Association of Korea (2007-2008)
3. Chair, Scientific Panel on the Process and Dynamics of Cross-Border Marriage, IUSSP (2010-2012).


1.CROSS-BORDER MARRIAGE: GLOBAL TRENDS AND DIVERSITY (Editor), Seoul: The Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs (KIHASA), 2012, 520 pp.
2. CROSS-BORDER MARRIAGE: PROCESS AND DYNAMICS (Editor), Seoul: The Institute of Population and Aging Research, Hanyang University, 2008, 390 pp.
3. THE POPULATION OF KOREA (Editor), Daejeon: Korea National Statistical Office, 2004, 358 pp.
4. "Missing Girls in South Korea: Trends, Levels and Regional Variations," Population (English edition) 59(6), Paris: INED, 2004, pp. 865-878.
5. "The 1997 Asian Economic Crisis and Changes in the Pattern of Socioeconomic Differentials in Korean Fertility," in G. Jones, P. T. Straughan & A. Chan (eds.), ULTRA-LOW FERTILITY IN PACIFIC ASIA: TRENDS, CAUSES AND POLICY ISSUES, Oxon, U.K.: Routledge, 2009, pp. 110-131.
6. "Does Religion Matter? A Study of Regional Variations in Sex Ratio at Birth in Korea" (Co- authored with Yoo-Jean Song) in I. Attané & C. Z. Guilmoto (eds.), WATERING THE NEIGHBOUR'S GARDEN: THE GROWING DEMOGRAPHIC FEMALE DEFICIT IN ASIA, Paris: CICRED, 2007, pp. 183-203.