Loyola University Chicago

Department of Political Science

Faculty Profile

Sooyeon Kang

Title/s:  Assistant Professor

Specialty Area: International Relations

Office #:  Coffey Hall 331

Email: skang8@luc.edu

CV Link: Kang CV


Professor Kang's research and teaching interests are in the areas of international relations, political violence, conflict processes, and mass mobilization, with a focus on East Asia. Her current research looks at the role of external actors and transnational dimensions of mass movements, comparing the politics of leader-led and leaderless mass movements. Her work has been published in the Journal of Conflict ResolutionJournal of Peace Research, The Duck of Minerva, The Washington Post - Monkey CagePolitical Violence at a Glance, and at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.


Ph.D., University of Denver, 2021