Seohee Kwak is currently a PhD candidate at the International Institute of Social Studies. Her research focuses on people’s opportunities and capacities for political action in the Vietnamese context.
She has worked as a researcher committed to research projects on gender and development in the Southeast Asian countries. She has published a few pieces of research pertaining to political action. With a geographical focus on the Southeast and Northeast Asian region, her academic interests include democratic/authoritarian politics, political conflicts, political rights, and collective political action.
S. Kwak (2021). From Collective Action to Impeachment: Political Opportunities and Conditions for South Korea’s Candlelight Protests. The Korea Observer, 52 (1).
S. Kwak (2016). One Concept, Two Perspectives? Donor and State Interpretations of Local NGOs in Vietnam. 2016 Development Studies Associations annual conference: University of Oxford, U.K. (2016, september 12 - 2016, september 14).