Seohee Kwak is a PhD candidate working on institutional and extra-institutional forms of political action and state response in Vietnam.
She worked at a government-affiliated research institute (Korean Women’s Development Institute) for over three years before coming to ISS/EUR. She has conducted various research projects on gender and development in the Southeast Asian countries (publications in Korean).
She has also published her researches on political participation in Vietnam (publications in English).
With focus on the Southeast/Northeast Asian countries, her academic interests include authoritarian politics, state-society relations, political rights/freedoms, protests and social movements.