Hwasook Nam

Associate Professor Emeritus
Hwasook Nam



Hwasook Nam is the James B. Palais Endowed Associate Professor in Korea Studies at the Jackson School of International Studies and the Department of History. Her research interests include labor, gender, and intellectual history of modern Korea.


  • University of Washington, Ph.D. Department of History, 2003
  • Seoul National University, M.A. Korean History Department, 1989
  • Seoul National University, B.A. Korean History Department, 1984
  • Classical Chinese-Korean Translation Training Institute, Classical Chinese Training, Kugyok yonsuwon, two year course, 1987