Koreanistik

Prof. Eui Hang Shin

Professor Emeritus

Present Positions

Visiting Research Fellow
Asia Center
Seoul National University
Seoul, Korea
Kenshinspam prevention@snu.ac.kr

 82-02-880-2086 (Office)

    and

Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Department of Sociology
University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina 29208

 (803) 777‑3123 (Office)
Fax: (803) 777-5251

Profile

Eui Hang Shin is Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Sociology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina and Visiting Research Fellow, Asia Center, Seoul National University (2019-); Invited Professor, Seoul National University (2005-20014); Invited Professor, Sungkyunkwan University (2014-2019). He received BA in Sociology from Seoul National University in 1964, MA in Demography from University of Pennsylvania in 1968, and Ph.D. in Demography from University of Pennsylvania in 1971. His areas of interest are the political demography of Korea and international higher education. He has published nearly 70 articles in such journals as Amerasia Journal, American Educational Research Journal, American Sociologist, Asian Survey, Behavioral Science, Demography, East Asia: An International Quarterly, International Journal of Korean Studies, International Migration, International Migration Review, Journal of Aging Studies, Journal of American Society for Information Science, Journal of Black Studies, Journal of Development Studies, Journal of East Asian Studies, Journal of Gerontology, Population Research and Policy Review, Review of Regional Studies, Rural Sociology, Social Biology, Social Forces, Social Science and Medicine, Social Science Quarterly, Sociological Analysis, Sociological Forum, Sociology and Social Research.

His recent publications include: Undergraduate Education at Prominent Institutions of Higher Education in the United States, United Kingdom, and Japan. Co-authored with Jeehyun Kim. Seoul: Gwahakkyoyuksa (2017), 720 pages (in Korean);”The Internationalization of Higher Education in China.” Korean Journal of General Education 7 (February 2013): 169-212 (in Korean); “Some Observations on the Development of Massive Open Online Courses in Higher Education: The Case of MIT’s OpenCourseWare and MITx,” Korean Journal of General Education 6 (3) (September 2012): 33-74 (in Korean);“Teaching Evaluation at Selected Universities in the United States.” Higher Education 172 (July 2011): 29-37 (in Korean); “The Interplay of Economy and Ethnicity: The Case of the Textile and Apparel Industry and Korean Immigrant Communities.” 2008. Pp. 313-345, in Eui Young Yu, Editor, Korean American Economy and Community in the 21st Century. Los Angeles, CA: Korean American Economic Development Center.;  “State, Society, and Economic Development in a Sport Life Cycle: The Case of Boxing in Korea,” East Asia: An International Quarterly 24 (1) (Spring 2007):1-23; “An Analysis of Social Inequality between Korean American Population and Other Racial and Ethnic Groups in the U.S,” Pp. 323-350, in Korean Experience in North America, vol.1, edited by the Korean National Historical Research, Seoul, Korea (2007);“Election Democracy, Populism, and Generational Politics: The Case of the April 15, 2004 General Election in South Korea.” East Asia: An International Quarterly 22 (1), (Spring 2005): 51-81; “Presidential Elections, Internet Politics, and Citizens’ Organizations in Korea.” Development and Society 34 (1), (June 2005): 25-48. "An Analysis of Social Network Structures in the Korean Film Industry." Journal of East Asian Studies 4 (2), (May-August 2004): 285-300, with Sangyub Park; "Culture, Gender Roles, and Sport: The Case of Korean Players on the LPGA Tour." Journal of Sport and Social Issues 28 (3) (August 2004): 223-244, with Edward Nam; "The Role of NGOs in Political Elections in Korea: The Case of the Citizens’ Alliance for the 2000 General Election." Asian Survey 43 (July/August 2003): 697-715. 
 

Courses Taught for Eschool Program, Seoul National University/ University of Tubingen, Germany

  • Cultural and Social Transformation of Contemporary Korea

Academic Profile

since 2008
Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Department of Sociology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

2014-2019
Invited Professor

University College, Sungkyunkwan University

2011-2014
Invited Professor

College of Liberal Studies, Seoul National University

2005-2011
Invited Professor

Faculty of Liberal Education, Seoul National University

2003-2004
Special Exchange Professor

Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts, Yonsei University

2001-2002
Invited Professor

Department of Sociology, College of Social Sciences, Seoul National University

1992
Visiting Professor

Department of Sociology, College of Social Sciences, Seoul National University

1982-2008
Professor

Department of Sociology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

1975-1982
Associate Professor

Department of Sociology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

1971-1975
Assistant Professor

Department of Sociology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

1971
Ph.D in Demography

University of Pennsylvania

1968
M.A. distinction in Demography

University of Pennsylvania

1964
B.A. in Sociology

Seoul National University

1977
Visiting Research Fellow

Office of Population Research, Princeton University

1977
Visiting Scholar

Population and Development Studies Center, Seoul National University

Publications

Books

  • Shin, Eui Hang, and Jeehyon Kim. 2017. Undergraduate Education: A Cross-National Analysis. Seoul, Korea: Educational Science Book. 719 pages.
  • Shin, Eui Hang, and Yun Kim.  Editors.  1995. Korea and the World: Strategies for Globalization.  Columbia, SC: Center for Asian Studies, University of South Carolina.  267 pages.
  • Shin, Eui Hang, and Yun Kim.  Editors.   1995. Toward A Unified Korea.  Columbia, SC: Center for Asian Studies, University of South Carolina.  270 pages.
  • Shin, Eui Hang. Editor. 1996.  Korea in the Global Community: Past, Present, and Future. Columbia, SC: Center for Asian Studies, University of South Carolina. 222 pages.
  • Shin, Eui Hang. 2018. Political Demography of Korea. (Under Review)

Special Issue of a Journal, Guest Editor:

  • Espenshade, Thomas J, and Eui Hang Shin.  2001.  Population Research and Policy Review 20, Special Issue: High-Skilled Migration: 1-156.

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

  • "Population Changes in South Carolina, 1960‑1970." Demography of the South:  Volume I.  (A Monograph Published by The Southern Regional Demographic Group, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.)  October 1973.
  • "Black‑White Differentials in Infant Mortality in the South, 1940‑1970."  Demography. (February 1975):1‑19.
  • "A Cohort Analysis of Black‑White Income Differentials in the South, 1960‑1970."  Review of Regional Studies.  (April 1975):14‑30. 
  • "Statistics Requirements for Undergraduate Sociology Majors in Accredited Colleges and Universities in the United States." The American Sociologist. (May 1975):92‑102.
  • "Economic and social Correlates of Infant Mortality:  ACross‑Sectional and Longitudinal Analysis of 63 Selected Countries." Social Biology. (Winter 1975):315‑325. 
  • "Earnings Inequality between Black and White Males by Education, Occupation, and Region.: Sociology and Social Research. (January 1976): 161‑172.
  • "Socioeconomic Development, Infant Mortality, and Fertility." Journal of Development Studies (July 1977):398‑412.
  • "Sociodemographic Correlates of Intercounty Variations in Public Library Output."  Journal of American Society for  Information Science. (November 1977):359‑365 (with Chai Kim).
  • "Trends and Variations in Efficiency of Black Interregional Migration."  Sociology and Social Research. (January 1978): 228‑245.
  • "Effects of Educational Differentials of Black Interregional Migration, 1955‑1960 and 1965‑1970."  Demography. (February 1978):41‑56.
  • "Demography Course Offerings in Undergraduate Sociology Programs." GENUS.  (1978):165‑179.
  • "Correlates of Inter-county Variations in Black Net Migration in the Deep South, 1960‑1970." Rural Sociology(February 1978):39‑55."
  • "Determinants of Fertility Differentials in Korea."  (With Hae Young Lee and T. Kwon). Sociology and Social Research  65  (January, 1981):211‑225.
  • "A Network Analysis of Departmental Prestige Based on the Origins of Faculty degrees." Behavioral Science 27 (January, 1982):12‑25.   (With J. Sharp).
  • "Age and Academic‑Professional Honors."  Journal of Gerontology 37 (March, 1982):220‑227. (With Robert Putnam).
  • "Destinations of International Travel by the U.S. Population."  (With W. Lee).  International Migration 21.  (Spring, 1983): 62‑74.
  • "Reassessing the Discrimination Against Women in Higher Education." (With K. Wilson). American Educational Research Journal  (Winter, 1983): 529‑551).
  • "Use of Surnames in Ethnic Research: The Case of Kims in the Korean  American Population." (With Yu).  Demography 21 (August, 1984): 347‑360.
  • "Variations in the Duration of Reign of Monarchs."  (With Kim). Comparative Political Studies 18. (April, 1985). 104‑122.
  • "A Cohort Demographic Model of Career Mobility in Organizations." (with Jun) 1985. Pp. 229‑248 in Theories and Applications of Social Changeedited by Population and Development Studies Center,  Seoul National University Press.
  • "Interracially Married Korean Women in the  United States: An Analysis Based on Hypergamy‑Exchange Theory."  Pp. 249‑247 in Korean Women in Transition at Home and Abroad, edited by E. Yu and Earl Phillips.  Los Angeles: Center for Korean‑American and Korean Studies, California State University, Los Angeles. 1987.

  • "An Analysis of Causes of Schisms in Ethnic Churches: The Case of Korean‑American Churches." (with Park). Sociological Analysis. (Fall, 1988), Vol.49, no.3: 234‑248.

  • "Social Affinity Among Top Managerial Executives of Large Corporations in Korea." (with S. Chin). Sociological Forum. (Winter,1989),  Vol. 4, no.1: 3‑26.
  • "Peripherization of Immigrant Professionals: The Case of Korean Physicians in the United States."  (with K. Chang).  International  Migration Review(Winter, 1988), Vol. 22, no.4: 609‑626.
  • "Wage Growth in Intra‑ and Inter‑sectoral Processes: An Elaboration on Wage Growth Dynamics  and Contexts."  (with K. Chang). Social Science Quarterly. (June, 1989), Vol. 70, no.2:  23‑340. 
  • "Convergence and Divergence in the Status of Children and the Aged: An Analysis of Cross‑sectional and Longitudinal Variations in 32 Selected Countries." (with J. Lee). Journal of Aging Studies. (Fall,1989), Vol. 3, no. 3, 263‑278.
  • "Relative size of the Black Population and Occupational Differentiation  in Metropolitan Areas."  (with Lee). Journal of Black Studies(September, 1990), vol. 21, no.1: 52‑71.
  • "Korean Immigrant Small‑Businesses in Chicago: An Analysis of the Resource Mobilization." (with S. Han). Amerasia Journal. (Winter, 1990), Vol. 16, no.1: 39‑62. 
  • "The Olympic Games and Suicide: An Analysis of the Effects of the  Seoul Olympiad on Social Integration in Korea."  Pp. 235‑248 in Proceedings of the Seoul Olympiad Anniversary Conference. Seoul, Korea: Seoul Olympic Sports Promotion Foundation.1990. 
  • "Images of Korea: An Analysis of Factors Affecting American Attitudes."  Pp. 427‑449 in Korean Challenges and American Policy, edited by  Ilpyong Kim. New York: Paragon. 1991.
  • "An Analysis of the Effects of the Korean War on the Social Structures of the Republic of Korea."  California Sociologist. 1992,  21‑42.
  • "Marriages of the Business Elite Families in Korea: Homogamy or  Marriage of Convenience?" Pp. 67-77 in Toward A Unified Korea, edited by Kim and Shin. Columbia, SC: Center for Asian Studies, University of South Carolina.  1995.
  • "Homogeneity of Political Elites in Korea: An Analysis of Regional and Educational Backgrounds of Cabinet Members, 1961-1990." (with Han Park).  Pp. 147-169 in Korea and  the World, edited by Shin and Kim.  Columbia, SC: Center for Asian Studies, University of  South Carolina. 1995.
  • "Sociodemographic Change and Continuity in Korean Society Since 1945."  Pp. 1-56 in Korea in the Global Community, edited by E. H. Shin. Columbia, SC: Center for Asian Studies, University of South Carolina. 1996.
  • "Social Change, Political Elections, and the Middle Class in Korea."  1999.  East Asia: An International Quarterly, vol.17, no. 3: 27-59.
  • "Structural Determinants of Organizational Effectiveness: The Case of Business Firms in Korea."  (With M. Suh). 1999. International Journal of Korean Studies 3: 163-189.
  • "An Analysis of Cross-sectional and Longitudinal Variations in Types of Voluntary Associations in the Korean American Community."  2000. International Journal of Korean Studies 4: 137- 156.
  • "Political Demography of Korea: An Analysis of the Political Effects of Changes in Population Composition and Distribution."  2001. East Asia: An International Quarterly 19: 171-204.
  • “Effects of the Korean War on Social Structures of the Republic of Korea."  2001. International Journal of Korean Studies 5: 133-158.
  • "The Politics of Race in the U.S. Census 2000."  2001. Survey Research 5: 22-46. With T. J. Shin, M.Yim, J.W. Jung. (In Korean).
  • "Religion and Adaptation of Immigrants: The Case of Revival Meetings  in Korean American Churches."  2002.  Development and Society 31: 125-162.
  • "A Longitudinal Analysis of  Globalization and Regionalization in Trade Relations: A Network Approach."  2002. Social Forces, 81(2):445-468. With Sangmoon Kim.
  • "Changing Patterns of Social Network Structures in Composer-Singer Relationships: A Case Study of the Korean Popular Music Industry, 1927-1997."  2002.  East Asia: An International Quarterly  20 (1): 24-53. With Joong Hwan Oh.
  • “Legacies of the Korean War: A Sociological Analysis.”  Pp. 150-162 in Understanding and  Remembering: 50th Anniversary of the Korean War International Symposium, edited by William J. Davis, Mary G. Denyes, and Charles R. Knight.  Norfolk, Virginia: The General Douglas MacArthur Foundation, 2003.
  • "The Role of NGOs in Political Elections in Korea: The Case of the Citizens' Alliance for the 2000 General Election."  2003. Asian Survey 43 (4): 697-715.
  • "Race and Work Injury: A Structural Analysis."  2003. Social Science and Medicine 57: 2173-2182. With Joong Hwan Oh.

  • "Acculturation and Consumption Behavior of Korean Immigrants.” 2004. Development and Society 33 (1), June, 2004: 39-79. With Hyo-Hwan Song.

  • "An Analysis of Social Network Structures in the Korean Film Industry."  2004. Journal of East Asian Studies 4 (2), May-August, 2004: 285-300. With Sangyoub Park.

  • “Culture, Gender Roles, and Sport: The Case of the Korean Players on the LPGA Tour.” 2004. Journal of Sport and Social Issues 28 (3), August, 2004:223-244. With Edward Nam.

  • “Social Network Structures and Collectivism of Chaebol Groups in Korea.” . Pp. 199-234 in Social Network and Collectivism in Korea, edited by H. Lim et al. Seoul, Korea: Korean Sociological Association. 2004. With Hyo Hwan Song.

  • “Correlates of the 2002 Presidential Election in South Korea: Regionalism, Generation Gap, Anti Americanism, and the North Korea Factor.” East Asia: An International Quarterly 21 (2), Summer 2004: 18-38.  

  • “Presidential Election, Internet Politics, and Citizens’ Organizations in South Korea.” Development and Society  34 (1), June 2005:25-47.

  • “Election Democracy, Populism, and Generational Politics: The Case of the April 15, 2004 General Election in South Korea.”  East Asia: An International Quarterly  22 (1), Spring 2005: 51-81.

  • “The Current Conditions of Public and Private Institutions of Higher Education in the United States.” Social Science Research 19 (December 2006): 113-138. (In Korean).

  • “The Population of the United States.” Pp. 212-222,  in the Encyclopedia of Demography, edited by Population Association of Korea. 2006. Seoul, Korea: (In Korean)
  • “State, Society, and Economic Development in a Sport Life Cycle: The Case of Boxing in Korea.” East Asia: An International Quarterly 24. 2007:1-23.

  • “Analysis of Social Inequality between Korean American Population and Other Racial and Ethnic Groups in the United States.” 2007. Pp. 323-350, in Korean Experience in North America, vol.1, edited by the Korean  National Institute of Historical Research. Seoul, Korea. (In Korean).

  • “The Leadership Education for Undergraduate Students in American Colleges and Universities.” Korean Journal of General Education 1 (June 2007):153-186. (In Korean).

  • “What and How are the Foreign Universities Teaching their Students?: An Analysis of the Organizational Structure, Undergraduate Curriculum, and Academic Support System at Selected Institutions of the United States, Great Britain, and Japan.”  Orbis Sapientiae 2 (October 2007):118-156. (In Korean).

  • “The Interplay of Economy and Ethnicity: The Case of the Textile and Apparel Industry and Korean Immigrant Communities.” 2008. Pp.313-345 in Eui Young Yu, Editor, Korean American Economy and Community in 21st Century. Los Angeles, CA: Korean American Economic Development Center. ISBN 978-1-607343-217-3.

  • “The Current Conditions of General Education at Selected Universities in the United States.” Korean Journal of General Education 2 (December 2008): 79-116. (In Korean)

  • “Some Observations on Evaluating Faculty Research Accomplishments for Tenure and Promotion in Selected American Universities.” Korean Social Science Review 30, no.1 (2008): 147-194.  (In Korean)

  • “The Great Books Programs in American Universities: The Cases of St. John’s College and Notre Dame University.” Open General Education 16 (April 2009). (A Webzine of the Faculty of Liberal Education, Seoul National University ). (In Korean)

  • “American Undergraduate Curriculum and the Liberal Studies Major in the Korean Universities.” Korean Journal of General Education 3, no.1 (June 2009): 61-87. (In Korean)

  • “The Criteria and Procedures of Undergraduate Admissions in American Universities: the Implications for Korean Universities.” Open General Education 21 (November 2009). ( A Webzine of the Faculty of Liberal Education, Seoul National University). (In Korean).  

  • “The Undergraduate Student Honor Code in American Universities: The Cases of Harvard  and University of  South Carolina.”  Korean Journal of General Education 3 (December 2009):123-147. (In Korean)

  • “The Summer Reading Programs for Incoming Freshmen Class at Selected Universities in the United States.” Korean Journal of General Education 4 (June 2010): 133-175. (In Korean) 

  • “Impact of the Financial Crisis on the Institutions of Higher Education in the United States.” Open General Education 21 (November 2010): 1-15. (In Korean)

  • “Grade Inflation, Grade Inequality, and Grade Compression in Higher Education: The Case of American Universities.”  Korean Journal of General Education 4 (December 2010). 45-78. (In Korean)

  • “Academic Advising for First and Second Year Students in Selected American Universities.” Korean Journal of General Education 5 (June 2011): 29-95. (In Korean)

  • “Teaching Evaluation at Selected Universities in the United States.” Higher Education 172 (July/August, 2011):29-37. (In Korean)

  • “Some Observations on the Development of Open Online Courses in Higher Education: The Case of MIT’s OpenCourseWare and MITx.” Korean Journal of General Education 6, no.3, (September 2012):33-74. (In Korean)

  • “The Internationalization of Higher Education in China.” Korean Journal of General Education 7, No.1, (February 2013): 169-212. (In Korean)

  • “The Population of the United States” The Encyclopedia of Population. Population Association of Korea. (2017). (In Korean).

  • “The Population of North America.” The Encyclopedia of Population. Population Association of Korea. (2017). (In Korean).

Papers under Review

  • “Democratization, Confucianism, Ideological Conflict in South Korea: An Analysis of Recent Public Opinion Polls and Election Results.” In John Hsieh, Editor, Confucianism and Democracy in AsiaForthcoming. With Sangmoon Kim.
  • "Success and Failure Predictors in Professional Athletic Careers."  With Casey Borch. Social Science Quarterly. (Under review).
  • “The Rise and Fall of Sumo Players in Japan: A Multivariate Regression Analysis of the Win and Injury Rate.” East Asia: An International Quarterly. (Revise and Resubmit).

Thesis and Dissertation

  • "Patterns of Nonwhite Migration in the United States, 1955‑1960." M. A. Thesis, University of Pennsylvania, (1968).
  • "Migration Differentials of Nonwhite Population:  United States, 1955‑1960." Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, (1971)