Mi Hyun Yoon

photo of Mi Hyun smiling against a gray backdrop
yoon.mihyun [at] rutgers.edu
323 Conklin Hall
175 University Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102
Office Hours
9:00am-5:00pm, unless otherwise posted

Mi Hyun Yoon (she/her) is a PhD candidate in American Studies at Rutgers University-Newark. Mi Hyun's research looks at the history of the Korean diaspora in the United States through the transnational context of Asian America and Korea.


M.A., Seoul National University.
B.A., Rutgers University-New Brunswick.
Ph.D., Rutgers University-Newark (in progress). 

Courses Taught

Juniors Scholars Inquiry (Honors College)
Asian American History
The Asian American Experience
Asian American Identities and Images (New Brunswick)
Introduction to Asian American Studies
Introduction to American Studies


Asian American history and politics, modern Korean history and politics, Korean diaspora


Baik, Crystal, Diane Wong, Vivian Truong, Minju Bae, Preeti Sharma, Lena Sze, Amita Manghnani, and Mi Hyun Yoon. "To Write in Unwellness: Documenting A/P/A Voices." Journal of Asian American Studies 25, no 3 (2022): 493-515, https://doi.org/10.1353/jaas.2022.0038.

DeCook, Julia R. and Mi Hyun Yoon, "Kung Flu and Roof Koreans: Asian/Americans as the Hated Other and Proxies of Hating in the White Imaginary." Journal of Hate Studies 17, no. 1 (2021): 119–132, http://doi.org/10.33972/jhs.199.