YANGSON KIM

Last Updated :2024/06/04

Affiliations, Positions
Research Institute for Higher Education, Associate Professor
E-mail
yskimhiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
Dr. Kim is an associate professor at Research Institute for Higher Education in Hiroshima Univeresity. Her current research topics are internationalization, academic profession and knowledge society in higher education.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2022/04/01, Hiroshima University, Research Institute for Higher Education, Associate Professor
  • 2017/04/01, 2022/03/31, Hiroshima University, Research Institute for Higher Education, Lecturer
  • 2016/04, 2017/03, Korean Council for University Education, Research Institute for Higher Education, Senior Researcher
  • 2015/04, 2016/03, Seoul National University, Education Research Institute, Researcher
  • 2013/10, 2014/06, University of Lisbon, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Visiting Researcher

Educational Backgrounds

  • Seoul National University, Republic of Korea
  • Seoul National University, Republic of Korea

Academic Degrees

  • Seoul National University
  • Seoul National University

Research Fields

  • Social sciences;Education;Education

Research Keywords

  • Internationalization of Higher Education, Academic Profession, Higher Education System in Korea, Comparative Higher Education in Asia-Pacific Countries

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Higher Education Foundation I (Theory and Method)
  2. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Higher Education Foundation II (Structure and Policy)
  3. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Comparative Studies in Higher Education
  4. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Higher Education in Japan
  5. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Study
  6. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Study
  7. 2024, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Special Study
  8. 2024, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Special Study
  9. 2024, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Research into Higher Education I
  10. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study(October 2024 Master's Students)

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Song, I. & Kim, Y. (Online publish first). Working as a "Token": Different Different Perspectives on the ROle of International Faculty in Korean Universities, ECNU Review of Education, 20240328
  2. Kim. Y., Song, I., & Miyoshi, N. (Online publish first). International academics in national research institutes in Korea and Japan: Contributions, reasons for migration, and challenges, Asia Pacific Education Review, 20240206
  3. Song, I. & Kim, Y. (2022). Short-term exchange programs in Korean Universities: International student mobility stratified by university mission, International Journal of Chinese Education, 11(3), 20221006
  4. Lee, S.J., Schneijderberg, C., Kim, Y., & Steinhardt, I. (2021). Have Academics' Citation Patterns Changed in Response to the Rise of World University Rankings? A Test Using First-Citation Speeds, SUSTAINABILITY, 13(17), 20210824
  5. Kim, Y. & Kim, SJ. (2021). Being an academic: how junior female academics in Korea survive in the neoliberal context of a patriarchal society, Higher Education, 81(6), 1311-1328, 202106
  6. Kim, Y. (2021). The institutionalization of neoliberal ideas in the management and evaluation of higher education in Korea and Japan, Higher Education Forum, 18, 47-68, 20210301
  7. Huang, F., Daizen, T.,& Kim, Y. (2020). Changes in Japanese universities governance arrangements 1992–2017, Studies in Higher Education, 45(10), 2063-2072, 20200922
  8. Shimauchi, S. & Kim, Y. (2020). The Influence of Internationalization Policy on Master\s Education in Japan: A Comparison of "Super Global" and Mass-Market Universities, Higher Education Policy, 33(4), 689-709, 20200701
  9. Brotherhood, T., Hammond, C. D., & Kim, Y. (2020). Towards an actor-centered typology of internationalization: a study of junior international faculty in Japanese universities, Higher Education, 79(3), 497-514, 20200301
  10. Postiglione, G. A. & Kim, Y. (2020). Editorial: The Research and Teaching Nexus of Academics in the New Era: Findings from the Academic Profession in a Knowledge-Based Society (APIKS), Higher Education Forum, 17(1), 21-24, 20200301
  11. Arimoto, A., Daizen, T., Huang, F., & Kim, Y. (2019). Japanese Doctoral Students' Career Plans and Research Productivity: Main Findings from a 2017 National Survey, International Journal of Chinese Education, 8(2), 117-133, 20191218
  12. Huang, F., Daizen, T., & Kim, Y. (2019). Challenges facing international faculty at Japanese universities: Main findings from the 2017 national survey, International Journal of Educational Development, 71(2019), 20191101
  13. Jung, J. & Kim, Y. (2018) Exploring regional and institutional factors of international students' dropout: The South Korea case, Higher Education Quarterly, 72(2), 141-159, 20180401
  14. Kim, Y., Jung, J., & Horta, H. (2017). Higher Education research in Hong Kong, Japan, China and Malaysia: Exploring research community cohesion and the integration of thematic approaches, Studies in Higher Education, 42(1), 149-168, 2017
  15. Shin, J. C., Kim, Y., Lim, H. J., Shim, B., & Choi, Y. (2015). The sandwich generation in Korean academe: between traditional academic authority and meritocratic culture, Studies in Higher Education, 40(8), 1406-1422, 2015
  16. Hur, E. J. & Kim, Y. (2015). Research collaboration of academics at teacher education institutions in Korea, Korean Journal of Teacher Education, 31(2), 157-178, 2015
  17. Kim, Y., Lim, H. J., & Lee, S. J. (2014). Applying research collaboration as a new way of measuring research performance in Korean universities, Scientometrics, 99(1), 97-115, 2014
  18. Shin, J. C., Lee, S. J., & Kim, Y. (2013). Research Collaboration across Higher Education Systems: Maturity of Higher Education Systems, Language Use, and Regional Differences, Studies in Higher Education, 38(3), 425-440, 2013
  19. Shin, J. C., Lee, S. J., & Kim, Y. (2012). Knowledge-based innovation and collaboration: a triple helix approach in Saudi Arabia, Scientometrics, 38(3), 425-440, 2013
  20. Kim, Y. & Jung, J. (2012). Estimation of research cost based on research productivity of academic department, Korean Journal of Educational Administration, 30(4), 535-563, 2012
  21. Kim, Y., Song, J., & Lee, E (2011). Internationalization strategy and performance analyses of Korean universities: based on resource-based view, The Journal of Economics and Finance of Education, 20(3), 69-97, 2011
  22. Kim, Y. (2009). Internationalization Strategy and Institutional Performance of Korean Universities, Korean Journal of Higher Education, 16(1), 62-83, 2009
  23. Shin, J. C., Jung, J., Kim, Y., & Park, E. K. (2008). Trends of higher education research: research topic analysis, The Journal of Korean Education, 35(3), 167-193, 2008

Publications such as books

  1. Çalıkoğlu, A., Jone, G. A., & Kim, Y. (2023). Internationalization and the Academic Profession: Comparative Perspectives, Scholarly Book, Joint editor, 978-3-031-26995-0
  2. Kim, Y., Jone, G. A., Çalıkoğlu, A. (2023). The Comparative Study of Internationalization and the Academic Profession: Challenges and Possibilities, In Çalıkoğlu, A., Jone, G. A., & Kim, Y. (eds.). Internationalization and the Academic Profession, pp. 217-234, Scholarly Book, Joint work
  3. Jone, G. A., Çalıkoğlu, A., & Kim, Y. (2023). Internationalization and the Academic Profession: Key Concepts and Themes, In Çalıkoğlu, A., Jone, G. A., & Kim, Y. (eds.). Internationalization and the Academic Profession, pp. 1-12, Springer, Scholarly Book, Joint work
  4. Kim, Y (2023). Is gender equality a policy matter in Korean and Japanese universities? Challenges for academics in higher education institutions, In Postiglione, G. A., Johnstone, C. J., & Teter, W. R. (eds.). Handbook of Education Policy, pp. 273-285, Edward Elgar, 2023, 4, Scholarly Book, Single work, English, 978 1 80037 505 5
  5. Shimauchi, S. & Kim, Y. (2022). English-orineted university education, In Yonezawa, A., Shimauchi, S., & Yoshida, A. (eds.) Global Studies of Undergraduate Education: Exploring the Shift to International Perspectives, pp. 93-112, 2022, 6, Scholarly Book, Joint work, Japanese, 978-4750354071
  6. Huang, F., Kim, Y., Daizen, T., & Arimoto, A. (2022). The Teaching and Research Nexus in Japan: A Historical and Comparative Perspective, In Huang, F., Aarrevaara, T., Teichler, U. (eds.). Teaching and Research in the Knowledge-Based Society, pp. 77-95, 2022, 6, Scholarly Book, Joint work
  7. Huang, F. & Kim, Y. (2022). International faculty members in China, Japan, and Korea: their characteristics and the challenges facing them., In Sarrico, C. S., Rosa, M. J., & Carvalho, T. (eds.). Handbook on Academic Careers and Managing Academics, pp. 337-354, Scholarly Book, Joint work, 978-1-83910-262-2
  8. Kim, Y. & Sato, M. (2021). Junior Female Academics: Experiences and Challenges. In Snowden, P. (ed.) Handbook of Higher Education in Japan. pp. 234-246., Japan Documents, 2021, 09, English, 978-4-909286-00-0
  9. Shin, J. C. & Kim, Y. (2019). Governance and management under transformation in Korean higher education: perception gaps between senior managers and academics., In C. D. Wan, M. N. N. Lee, & H. Y. Loke. (eds.) The Governance and Management of Universities in Asia: Global Influences and Local Responses. pp.119-136, Routledge., 29, 2019, 04, Scholarly Book, Joint work, English, 9780429765179, 18
  10. Shin, J. C., Lee, S. J., & Kim. Y. (2018). Does Governance Matter? Empirical Analysis of Job Satisfaction and Research Productivity., In J. C. Shin (ed.). Higher Education Governance in East Asia. pp. 243-259, Springer, 2018, 10, Scholarly Book, Joint work, English, 978-981-13-2468-0
  11. Shin, J. C. & Kim, Y. (2018). Changing Patterns of Higher Education Governance Under Neoliberalism: Global and East Asian Perspectives., In J. C. Shin (ed.). Higher Education Governance in East Asia. pp. 223-241, 2018, 10, Scholarly Book, Joint work, English, 978-981-13-2468-0
  12. Shin, J. C. & Kim, Y. (2017). The teaching and research nexus under research university initiatives: A comparative view for Northeast Asia., In G. A. Postiglione & J. S. Jung (eds.), Academic Profession in Hong Kong: Governance, Productivity, and Global Integration, pp. 161-182, Scholarly Book, Joint work, English, 978-3-319-56789-1
  13. Shin, J. C., Jung, J., & Kim. Y. S. (2014). Teaching and research of Korean academics across career stages, In A. Arimoto., W. Cummings., J. C. Shin., & U. Teichler (eds.), Teaching and Research in Contemporary Higher Education: Systems, Activities, Nexus, and Rewards. pp. 177-196, Springer, Scholarly Book, Joint work, English, 978-94-007-6830-7
  14. Shin, J. C. & Kim, Y. (2014). Economic crises and the post-massification of higher education, In J. C. Shin & U. Teichler (eds.), The Future of the Post-Massified University the Crossroads, pp. 45-57, Springer, Scholarly Book, Joint work, English, 978-3-319-01523-1

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Experiences of the PhD in Japan: Domestic and International Student Experiences, Inouye, K. & Kim, Y., CHERA Seminar, 2024/03/22, With Invitation, English, The Univeresity of Hong Kong, The Univeresity of Hong Kong
  2. How effective are Korean universities' efforts on diversity issues? A case study focusing on organizational perspectives, Kim, Y. & Song, I., CIES 2024 Conference, 2024/03/11, Without Invitation, English, Comprative & International Education Society
  3. Issues in Higher Education Beyond the US: Faculty and Student Mobility in East Asia, Kim, Y., Special Seminar, 2024/03/05, With Invitation, English, University of Nebraska
  4. Exploring Academics' Societal Engagement: Insights From the APIKS Survey on Their Value, Contribution, and Involvement, KIM, Y., LI, Xin., HUANG, F., & DAIZEN, T., APIKS Conference, 2024/02/04, With Invitation, English, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima University
  5. Diverse junior academics in Japanese universities: Experiences and challenges, Kim, Y., Special Lecture, 2023/12/04, With Invitation, English, Koreay University, Koreay University
  6. Beneficiaries of reverse discrimination or marginalized minorities? : Diverse perspectives on international academics in Korean universities, Song, I. & Kim, Y., 13th Bienniel Conference of the Comparative Education Society of Asiave Education Society of Asia, 2023/11/25, Without Invitation, English, Comparative Education Society of Asia
  7. Beneficiaries of reverse discrimination or marginalized minorities? Diverse perspectives on international academics in Korean universities, Song, I. & Kim, Y., RIHE International Seminar, 2023/11/02, With Invitation, English
  8. A Comparative Study of Governance and Management of Universities in Four East Asian Countries and Societies: Based on the analysis of Findings of the APIKS Surveys in 2017, Futao Huang, Yangson Kim, APIKS Conference Krems 2023, 2023/09/02, With Invitation, English, APIKS, University for Continuing Education Krems
  9. Does the proportion of tenured to non-tenured academic positions hamper knowledge production? Discussing empirical findings from Germany, Japan, Portugal, and South Korea, Teresa Carvalho, Nicolai Götze, Yangson Kim, Soo-Jeung Lee & Christian Schneijderberg, CHER 35th Annual Conference 2023, 2023/08/31, Without Invitation, English, Consortium of Higher Education Research (CHER), Vienna University of Economics and Business.
  10. Toward the integration of junior academics in Japanese universities: Exploring their experiences and challenges, Y.S. Kim, The 9th HERA conference, 2023/06/14, With Invitation, English, Higher Education Research Association (HERA), Hiroshima Univeresity, Japan
  11. Research Productivity of Faulty Members in Japanese Universities : Why Junior faculty member produced less research papers than senior faculty member, Daizen, T. & Kim, Y., CGHE East Asia Researchers' Meeting, 2023/03/20, With Invitation, English, Sponsored by Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE), University of Oxford, Research Institute for Higher Education (RIHE), Hiroshima University
  12. The value of the Ph.D. in Japanese society: Experiences and challenges of doctoral students, Kim, Y., Inoue, K., CIES 2023, 2023/02/19, Without Invitation, English
  13. Why did Japanese female faculty members produce less research output than male faculty members?, Huang, F., Daizen, T., Kim, Y., & Arimoto, A., APIKS Chile Conference 2023, 2023/01/24, With Invitation, English
  14. International academics outside of university: How do they contribute to and integrate into national research institutes in Korea and Japan?, Kim, Y., Song, I., Miyoshi, N., RIHE Open Seminar, 2023/01/17, With Invitation, English
  15. Internationalization and Master's Education in Japan, Yangson Kim, Special Lecture at Korea University, 2022/12/05, With Invitation, English
  16. Revitalising academic identities in (post-) COVID times: Diverse perspectives and perceptions in East Asia, Hayes Tang, Soo Jeung Lee, Yangson Kim, The University of Tokyo Symposium, 2022/11/05, With Invitation, English
  17. Exploring academics in socio-cultural contexts: focusing on experiences and challenges of female junior academics in Korea and Japan, Yangson Kim, Special Lecture at Seoul National University, 2022/05/12, With Invitation, English
  18. Narrating Academic identity of Higher Education Researchers in East Asia: Diverse Responses to the Impact of COVID-19, Hayes Tang, Yangson Kim, Soo Jeung Lee, 8th Higher Education Research Association (HERA) Annual Conference, 2022/04/27, Without Invitation, English
  19. Early Career Paths and Employment Situations of Academics in Four Asian Systems, Futao HUANG, Yangson KIM, APIKS Conference, 2022/03/03, Without Invitation, English
  20. Reconsidering the public mission of higher education against the rise of academic entrepreneurialism: Institutional policies, academic profession and university-community engagement, Hei-hang Hayes Tang, Yangson Kim, Soo Jeung Lee, The CHER 33rd annual conference 2021, 2021/09/03, Without Invitation, English
  21. Governance and Management under Transformation in Korean Higher Education Perception gaps between senior managers and academics, Shin, J. C. & Kim, Y., The 7th Special Event of HERA, 2021/05/27, With Invitation, English, HERA, Seoul National University
  22. Narrating Academic identity of Higher Education Researchers in East Asia: Diverse Responses to the Impact of COVID-19, Tang, H., Kim, Y., Lee, S. J., & Chan, R. Y., 65th CIES Annual Conference, 2021/04/27, Without Invitation, English, CIES, Seattle
  23. University Governance and Management in Japan and Korea: Main findings from two national surveys in 2017, Huang, F. & Kim, Y., The 3rd International Conference of the APIKS Project, 2020/08/20, Without Invitation, English, APIKS, Vilnius University
  24. Exploring academics in socio-cultural contexts: focusing on experiences and challenges of junior female academics (JFAs) in Japanese universities, Kim. Y. & Sato, M., 2019/11/11, With Invitation, English, The University of Hong Kong
  25. Exploring Experiences and Challenges of Junior Female Academics (JFAs) in Japanese Universities, Kim. Y. & Sato, M., CHER conference at Hong Kong, 2019/11/09, Without Invitation, English, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
  26. Junior International Faculty Members in Japanese Universities: Internationalisation, Integration, and “Dejimisation”, Brotherhood, T., Hammond, C., & Kim, Y., CHER 32nd Annual Conference, 2019/08/29, With Invitation, English, Consortium of Higher Education Researchers, University of Kassel
  27. Dynamism of Internationalization in Master’s Education in Japan between “Super Global” University and Mass-market University, Shimauchi, S. & Kim, Y., World Education Research Association 2019, 2019/08/07, Without Invitation, English, World Education Research Association, The University of Tokyo and Gakushuin University
  28. Internationalization of higher education in Korea: challenges and development., Kim Y., 教學專業國際碩士學位學程國際研討會議, 2019/05/15, With Invitation, English, National Chiayi University, Taiwan
  29. Internationalization of higher education in Korea: challenges and development., Kim Y., Special Lecture, 2019/05/14, With Invitation, English, Tai Chung University of Education, Taiwan
  30. Dynamism of internationalization in master's education in Japan, Shimauchi, S. & Kim, Y., 63rd Annual Conference of Comparative and International Education Society, 2019/04/15, Without Invitation, English, Comparative and International Education Society, Hyatt Regency San Francisco
  31. The development of undergraduate education in Korea: The development of undergraduate education in Korea, Kim, Y. S., Research Workshop Transformation of Undergraduate Education under Globalization A trial for the global studies of higher education, 2019/03/19, With Invitation, English, University of Tsukuba
  32. Any changes occurred in Japanese academics' views of teaching and research over 2007-2017, Huang, F. & Kim, Y., APIKS Hiroshima International Conference, 2019/03/05, Without Invitation, English, Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
  33. Doctoral Education in Japan: Research productivity and career expectation, Arimoto, A., Daizen T., Huang, F., & Kim, Y, Asian University Alliance conference, 2018/11/18, With Invitation, English, Tsinghua University, China
  34. Considering Nationality and Tenure in The Academic Experiences and Aspirations of International Junior Faculty at Japanese Universities, Yangson Kim, Christopher D. Hammond, & Thomas Brotherhood, Global Higher Education Forum 2018, 2018/10/09, Without Invitation, English, National Higher Education Research Institute (IPPTN), Malaysia
  35. The academic identity of international junior faculty at Japanese universities: the importance of regional origin and tenure status, Yangson Kim, Thomas Brotherhood, & Christopher Hammond, 2018/09/20, Without Invitation, English, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
  36. Research into Academic Profession at the RIHE, Futao Huang, Tsukawa Daizen & Yangson, The 6th International Academic Identity Conference, 2018/09/20, With Invitation, English, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
  37. Being an academic: Junior female academics in Korea in the current neoliberal context of higher education, Yangson Kim & SeungJung Kim, The 6th International Academic Identity Conference, 2018/09/19, Without Invitation, English, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
  38. Research activities of junior academics in Japan: focusing on collaboration and publication, Yangson Kim, 2018/08/27, Without Invitation, English, The European Higher Education Society, Budapest, Hungary
  39. Doctoral Course Education in Japan, Arimoto A.; Daizen, T; Hung, F.; Kim Y, The 2nd Open Seminar, 2018/06/14, Without Invitation, English, Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
  40. Exploring junior female academics in Japan and Korea focusing on the nexus of their academic and personal lives, Kim, Y. & Sato, M, 21st Annual Conference of Japanese Association of Higher Education Research, 2018/06/02, Without Invitation, Japanese, Japanese Association of Higher Education Research, Oberlin University
  41. Japanese and Korean junior academics in neoliberal policy context, Kim, Y, 62nd Annual Conference of Comparative and International Education Society, 2018/03/26, Without Invitation, English, Comparative and International Education Society, Hilton Reforma Mexico City & Fiesta Inn Centro Histórico & Museo de Arte Popular, Mexico City, Mexico
  42. Any Changes to Governance and Management of Japanese Universities from 1992-2017? Based on main findings from national surveys of the academy., Huang F., Daizen, T., & Kim. Y., International Workshop: A Comparative Study of University Governance, Institutional Leaders and Leadership in East Asia and the Pacific, 2018/02/24, Without Invitation, English
  43. A Study on the International Networks between Universities in Korea and Abroad., Song, I. Y. & Kim, Y., 16th Hawaii International Conference on Education, 2018/01/06, Without Invitation, English, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
  44. Achievements and challenges of internationalization of higher education in Korea amid deepening global uncertainties., Kim, Y., 14th International Workshop on Higher Education Reform, 2017/09/26, With Invitation, English, Hiroshima University
  45. International Faculty in Japanese Universities: Who are they and what issues they are facing with?, Huang F., Daizen, T., & Kim. Y., 14th International Workshop on Higher Education Reform, 2017/09/26, Without Invitation, English, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
  46. Dropout of international students in South Korea: institutional and regional factors., Jung, J. & Kim, Y., CHER 30th Annual Conference, 2017/08/29, Without Invitation, English, Jyväskylä, Finland
  47. New academic generation in neoliberal policy context: focus on Korean academics., Kim, Y., The 6th RIHE-CSHE Academic Seminar, 2017/04/10, Without Invitation, English, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists), 2020, 2023
  2. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity Start-up), 2017, 2018