Curriculum Vitae

KIM KORINEK portrait
  • Director, Asia Center, Asian Studies Program
  • Associate Professor, Sociology Department



  • PhD, Sociology, University of Washington, Seattle
  • MA, Sociology, University of Washington, Seattle
  • BA, Sociology, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Honors & Awards

  • University Teaching Grant. Innovations in Promoting Student Access and Engagement in an Online General Education Diversity Course. University Teaching Committee, 04/21/2014
  • Superior Teaching Award. College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2009

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • South-Eastern Asia

Recent Publications

Korinek, Kim and Bussarawan Teerawichitchainan. Forthcoming. "Military Service, Exposure to Trauma and Health in Older Adulthood: An Analysis of Northern Vietnamese Survivors of the Vietnam War." American Journal of Public Health.  

Loebach, Peter and Kim Korinek. 2012. "Crossing Borders, Crossing Seas: The Philippines, Gender and the Bounding of Cumulative Causation." International Migration. DOI: 10.1111/imig.12022.

Korinek, Kim and Sureeporn Punpuing. 2012. “The Effect of Househld and Community on School Attrition: An Analysis of Thai Youth.” Comparative Education Review 56(3):474-510. 

Bussarawan Teerawichitchainan and Kim Korinek. 2012  “The Long-term Impact of War on Health and Wellbeing in Northern Vietnam: Some Glimpses from a Recent Survey.” Social Science & Medicine 74(12): 1995-2004.

Ann Vogel and Kim Korinek.  2012. “Passing by the Girls: An Assessment of Remittance Allocation for Educational Expenditures and Social Inequality in Nepal’s Households.” International Migration Review 46(1):61-100.   

Korinek, Kim and Ken R. Smith. 2011. “Prenatal Care Utilization by Native-born and Immigrant Women in a New Destination: The Case of Utah.” Social Science & Medicine 72(10):1695-1703. 

Korinek, Kim, Zachary Zimmer, and Danan Gu. 2011. “Marital Status Transitions and Patterns of Intergenerational Co-residence among China’s Elderly.” Journal of Gerontology:Social Sciences 66B(2):260-270.