Field: East Asia
Advisor: Dorothy Ko
Sun Yoo is a Ph.D. student in pre-modern Korean history, interested in cultural history of Choson Dynasty through the lens of literary and material culture. More specifically, she is interested in analyzing the network of creative industry inspired by Choson novels as a way of understanding how people perceived text within the period's sociopolitical and culture milieu. Sun received her B.A. in Art History and Economics from Wellesley College, M.A. in Visual Arts Administration from NYU, and M.A. in EALAC-Korean History from Columbia.