Soo Jin Kim

Assistant Professor of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BA Rice University; MPhil University of Cambridge; PhD Princeton University

Research Areas: Political Theory; Political Philosophy; Ethics and Public Policy

Suzie (Soo Jin) Kim is an assistant professor of political science at NYU Abu Dhabi. Her primary research interest lies at the intersection of political theory and public policy. Kim's current work examines the normative question of whether the state can permissibly limit individual citizens’ self-regarding conduct to prevent harm to themselves in a liberal society, and if so, how such limits should be determined and reflected in public policy. She also has interests in normative issues concerning pluralism and moral conflicts in modern societies. Specifically, Kim interested in how to determine when adequate recognition of cultural and religious pursuits requires legal exemptions or accommodations. Her work has appeared in the European Journal of Philosophy, among others.

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