Minju Kim is a doctoral candidate in the field of International Relations studying International Political Economy (IPE) and American foreign policy. She is interested in domestic politics of IPE with the focus on trade bureaucracy and politics of trade remedies. Her dissertation examines when and how bureaucrats becomes more political in trade policymaking.

Minju’s research is supported by the University of Chicago’s Stigler’s Center and Center for International Social Science Research (CISSR), among others. She is also a recipient of the Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies (KFAS) doctoral study abroad scholarship. Minju holds a MIA with the highest honors from Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University, and a BA from Yonsei University.