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Rennie Moon
Chair of Common Curriculum

Associate Professor, Underwood International College

  • Ph.D. in International Comparative Education, Stanford University, 2009 (PhD Minor: Sociology, 2006)
  • M.A. in International Comparative Education, Stanford University, 2003
  • B.A. in French, Wellesley College, 2001


Email: rennie.moon@yonsei.ac.kr
Tel: 032-749-3004
Office: Veritas Hall B416


Moon’s primary research area of interest focuses on globalization and higher education systems in Asia. Her publications have examined topics such as internationalization, diversity, talent migration, international student network formation, and development assistance in higher education. As a Korean-American scholar, Moon has written editorials and columns on related issues in both English and Korean.



Courses and Current Research Areas

Courses taught at UIC

Sociology of Education
Research Design and Quantitative Methods
Education and Global Competitiveness

Selected Publications

Moon, Rennie (2019) “International Students as Skilled Labor Migrants for Korean SMEs.” Asian Survey 59(4): 607-629.

Moon, Rennie and Gi-Wook Shin (2019) “International Students as Transnational Social Capital: Illustrations from Japan.” Comparative Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/03050068.2019.1601919

Moon, Rennie (2016) “Internationalization without Cultural Diversity?: Higher Education in South Korea.” Comparative Education. 52(1): 91-108.

Moon, Rennie and Gi-Wook Shin (2016) “Aid as Transnational Social Capital: Korea’s Official Development Assistance in Higher Education.” Pacific Affairs 89(4): 817-837.

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