Minjung Kim, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Minjung Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Prior to joining UAB, she was a postdoctoral fellow in the Center for Social Impact Strategy at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Social Policy and Practice in 2021-22. She holds her Ph.D. in public administration from American University.

Her research interests include public and nonprofit management, organizational theory, organization-stakeholder interaction, charitable giving, social entrepreneurship, and social equity.

She received Emerging Scholar Award from Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action in 2022, and her works have been published in a variety of peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Public Administration and Research Theory, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, American Review of Public Administration, and Journal of Philanthropy and Marketing.