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    Associate Professor Eleana Kim

Eleana Kim is associate professor of anthropology at UC Irvine, and the author of Adopted Territory: Transnational Korean Adoptees and the Politics of Belonging (Duke UP, 2010), which received the James B. Palais Prize from the Association of Asian Studies, and the Social Science Book Award from the Association of Asian American Studies. Her research on the ecologies of the Korean DMZ has been funded by the Wenner-Gren Foundation and the ACLS, and related articles may be found in Cultural Anthropology, Social Research, and the forthcoming edited volume, How Nature Works (SAR Press).