Kim is Director of the Centre for Housing Research, Managing Editor, journal of Housing Studies, member of the ESRC Peer Review College, editorial board member for Housing Theory & Society, and past Chair and Executive Committee member (2008-15) of the Housing Studies Association. She joined the university in 2010, having previously held a prestigious Urban Studies fellowship at the University of Glasgow (2007-10) exploring political geographies of the city.
My inter-disciplinary qualitative research interests cross-cut Urban Geography, Sociology and Social Policy. Expertise includes:
My work combines an interest in social theory with processes of policy and governance, engaging with international debates on Foucauldian governmentality theory and urban inequalities. I have published over 30 peer-reviewed journal articles/book chapters, and my research has been supported by a range of academic, public and voluntary sector funders.
Recent projects include: