Institute for Corean-American Studies

Eui Hang Shin

Eui Hang Shin is Professor of Sociology at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina. He received his BA (Sociology) from Seoul National University, in 1964, MA (Demography) in 1968, Ph.D. (Demography) in 1971 from University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. He has been Assistant Professor (1971-75), Associate Professor (1975-82), and Professor (1982- present) in the Department of Sociology, University of South Carolina. His research focuses on the business, religious, and voluntary organizations in Korea and in the Korean American communities. He has published more than thirty five refereed articles in both demography and sociology journals including Demography, International Migration Review, American Sociologist, Sociological Forum, Social Science Quarterly, East Asia, and others. He has edited three books, Korea and the World: Strategies for Globalization, Toward a Unified Korea, and Korea in the Global Community: Past, Present, and Future. He is currently working on a number of projects: political demography of Korea, a comparative study of revival meetings in ethnic churches, and a study of gender inequality in major symphony orchestras in the United States.

ICAS Web Site Links for Eui Hang Shin:

ICAS Summer 2000 Symposium
The Immigrant Church and Culture in the Societal Context: Issues and Prospects

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