Heonik Kwon

Heonik Kwon is a Senior Research Fellow of Social Anthropology at Trinity College, University of Cambridge, and an APJ contributing editor. Currently he is part of the Mega Asia research group in Seoul National University Asia Center. Author of North Korea: Beyond Charismatic Politics (2012, together with Byung-Ho Chung) and After the Korean War: An Intimate History (2020). His forthcoming book is Spirit Power: Politics and Religion in Korea’s American Century (Fordham University Press, 2022, together with Jun Hwan Park). The research for this work received generous support from the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS-2016-LAB-2250005).