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Northwest Missouri State University

Kyoung-Ho Shin

Kyoung-Ho Shin



2350 Colden Hall


660.562.1963 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 1998

Associate Professor


  • PhD; Kansas State University, 1999

Courses Taught

  • Urban Sociology
  • Sociology of Health & Illness
  • Research Methods in Sociology
  • Social Theory,
  • General Sociology

Academic Interests

  • Globalization and Urbanization
  • Immigrant Community
  • Women's Immigration
  • Teaching Sociology

Scholarly Activity

Publications in Refereed Journals and Chapters

  • Shin, Kyoung-Ho. 2011. "A Theoretical View of the Globalizing Sex Industry: World-System Position, Local Patriarchy, and the State Policy in South Korea," in Analyzing Gender,
    Intersectionality, and Multiple Inequalities.
      Advances in Gender Research. Series, 15. Edited by E.Chow, M. Segal and T.Lin. Pp. 75-94. Emerald Publishing. UK. (chapter).
  • Shin, Kyoung-Ho, Yang, J. & C. Edwards,  2010.  "Gender role identity among Korean and American college students: Links to gender and academic achievement," Social Behavior and Personality, Vol. 38, no.2: 267-272.
  • Shin, Kyoung-Ho and Paul Ciccantell,  2009. "The Steel and Shipbuilding Industry of South Korea: Rising East Asia and Globalization," Journal of World-Systems Research, Vol. XV, no.2: 267-192.
  • Yang, J. and Kyoung-Ho Shin, 2008. "Vulnerability, Resilience, and Well-being of intermarriage: An Ethnographic Approach to Korean Women," Journal of International Women's Studies, Vol. 10, no.2: 46-63.

Book/Film Reviews, Online & Other Publishing

  • Shin, Kyoung-Ho, 2012. "The Rise of East Asia" (5000 words) in Encyclopedia of Globalization. Edited by George Ritzer.  Wiley-Blackwell. (forthcoming-January)
  • Shin, Kyoung-Ho, 2011. "World Cities in Asia" in International Handbook of World-Systems Analysis.  Edited by Christopher Chase-Dunn and Salbatore Babones.  London: Routledge. (forthcoming-December).
  • Shin, Kyoung-Ho, 2011. "Korean Women's Participation in Globalizing Entertainment (Sex) Industry: Semiperipheral Position, Local Patriarchy, and Government Policy," pp.353-364.
    in Tan, Lin and Esther Chow (eds.). Gender and Social Transformation in the Era of Globalization.  Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press. (Chapter - in Chinese).

Presentations at National/International Conferences

  • Shin, Kyoung-Ho 2011 "Violence in Rapid Urban Redevelopment: Tragic Yongsan New Town in Seoul" Annual Meeting of American Sociological Association, Las Vegas, Aug. 23. 
  • Boenner, H. , Mosby, B. and K. Shin,  2011 "Immigrant Community under Global Clout: Korean Business Neighborhood in Kansas City" Annual Meeting of Midwest Sociological Society, St. Louis, MO March 27.
  • Shin, Kyoung-Ho, 2010. "Generative Sectors in the Rising East Asia and the Restructuring World Economy: The Steel and Shipbuilding Industries of South Korea and China" (presented for XVII International Sociological Association, World Congress of Sociology, Gothenburg, Sweden, July 11-17).

Student Group Advisement

  • Korean Student Association

Other Professional Experiences

Professional and Editorial Activities

  • Reviewer, Journal, Cities, 2010 - present
  • Associate Editor, Global Studies Journal, 2010
  • Editorial Board Member, The Multicultural Education Review, 2008 - present