Moonhawk Kim

Department of Political Science (303) 492 -- 8601
University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, Colorado 80309-0333 http://spot.colorado.edu/~moonhawk

Academic Positions

University of Colorado Boulder

Stanford University

Education

Stanford University

M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science, September 2005

University of California at Berkeley

B.A. in Political Science and Economics, May 1999

Publications and Projects

Refereed

"Enduring Trade Disputes: Disguised Protectionism and Duration and Recurrence of International Trade Disputes" (2016) Review of International Organizations. Online First version published online July 3, 2015.

"Alliances and the High Politics of International Trade" (2016) with Scott Wolford.1 Political Science Research and Methods. FirstView version published online on June 19, 2015. Replication data posted on Dataverse.

"Lingua Mercatoria: Language and Foreign Direct Investment" (2015) with Amy Liu, Kim-Lee Tuxhorn, David Leblang and David Brown.2 International Studies Quarterly 59(2): 330--343.

"Choosing Anarchy: Institutional Alternatives and the Global Order" (2014) with Scott Wolford.3 International Theory 6(1): 28--67.

"Ex Ante Due Diligence: Formation of PTAs and Protection of Labor Rights" (2012) International Studies Quarterly 56(4): 704--719.

"Disguised Protectionism and Linkages to the GATT/WTO" (2012) World Politics 64(3): 426--475.

"Costly Procedures: Divergent Effects of Legalization in the GATT/WTO Dispute Settlement Procedures" (2008) International Studies Quarterly 53(3): 657--686.

Other

"Technology, Politics and Economic Exchanges: Historical Patterns in International Economic Agreements" (2015) in Trade Cooperation: The Purpose, Design and Effects of Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs), edited by Andreas Dür and Manfred Elsig, Chapter 2, 23--55. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

"Spillovers and Contestations in International Governance: Addressing the Problems of Democracy, Accountability and Legitimacy in International Organizations'' (2008) School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Review, 28(2): 141--153.

Under Review

"Shifting Markets and Shifting Support: Dynamics of Exogenous Trade Integration and Political Liberalization in Nineteenth Century Europe." Under revise-and-resubmit decision at Journal of International Relations and Development.

"Application, Analysis, and Collaboration: Using Current Events to Teach Political Science." A scholarship on teaching and learning (SOTL) pedagogy project. Under review at Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences.

Working Papers

"Trade and Liberalization: How Doing Business with Russia Constrains Post-Communist Economies" with Sarah Sokhey.

"Complexity and Trade Restrictive Consequences of PTAs: Number and Depth of PTAs and the Margins of Trade."

"Growing Organic around the World: The U.S., the E.U. and Organic Agriculture in Developing Countries"

"Untangling the Spaghetti Bowl: Regime Complexity, Information Asymmetry, and GATT/ WTO's Consideration Process of PTAs."

"Evolution of Preferential Trade Agreements: Costs, Competition and the Changes in PTA Design over Time"

"Asymmetry in Relative Liberalization Commitments: Adjustment Costs and Commitments on the Rate and the Depth of Liberalization in PTAs"

"Consensus and Coalitions: Informal Decision-Making and Coalitions in the GATT/WTO"

"Reservations, Reports, and Ratifications: Informal Flexibility and Commitment to the Convention against Torture" with Yvonne Dutton4 and Cody Eldredge5

"Flexibility to Improve: Informal Institutional Flexibility in the CAT and Improvements in Human Rights Practices'' with Yvonne Dutton6 and Cody Eldredge7

Awards, Grants and Fellowships

Awards

Teaching with Technology Award (2015)

Boulder Faculty Assembly (BFA) Recognition Award (2014)

Faculty Graduate Mentor Award (2010 and 2014)

Grants

Faculty Research Grant (December 2009)

Scholar Funds Grant (November 2009)

Course Improvement Grant (December 2008)

Dean's Fund for Excellence (Spring 2008)

Dissertation Completion Grant (Summer 2005)

Fellowships

Pre-Doctoral Fellow (2004--2005)

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (1999--2003)

Teaching Activities

Undergrad Courses

International Relations (PSCI 2223)

International Behavior (PSCI 3193)

International Organization (PSCI 4173)

International Political Economy (PSCI 4193)

International Political Economy (Global Studies Residential Academic Program) (PSCI 4193-130R)

Graduate Seminars

Core Seminar: International Relations (PSCI 7013)

International Institutions (PSCI 7043)

Global Political Economy (PSCI 7073)

Undergrad Advisees

International Affairs

Political Science

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)

Individually Structured Major (ISM)

Graduate Advisees

Jia Chen (Ph.D., 2015)

Shannon Martin (Ph.D., 2013)

Kate Martin (Ph.D., 2012)

Yvonne Dutton (Ph.D., 2011)

Professional Development

Faculty Teaching Excellence Program (FTEP) "Classroom Learning Interview Process (CLIP)" for PSCI 4193 "International Political Economy", April 2015

Participant, Hybrid and Online Course Design Seminar by Arts and Sciences Support of Education Through Technology (ASSETT). Fall 2014.

Presenter, "Making Reading Collaborative: Using NB to Promote Reading" at the Graduate Teacher Program (GTP) Technology for College Teachers Summer Series. July 2013.

Participant, Teaching with Technology (TwT) Seminar by Arts and Sciences Support of Education Through Technology (ASSETT) and Office of Information Technology (OIT). Pursued a pedagogical improvement project on "Improving Learning Outcomes through Collaborative Reading". Fall 2012.

Faculty Teaching Excellence Program (FTEP) Early-Career Social Science Faculty Workshop on "Syllabus Design", November 2011

Faculty Teaching Excellence Program (FTEP) "Survey of Good Teaching Characteristics: 35-Item Survey" for PSCI 2223 "Introduction to International Relations", October 2011

Faculty Teaching Excellence Program (FTEP) Early-Career Social Science Faculty Workshop on "Unraveling the Mysteries of the FCQ", March 2011

Faculty Teaching Excellence Program (FTEP) "Survey of Good Teaching Characteristics: 35-Item Survey" for PSCI 2223 "Introduction to International Relations", March 2011

Faculty Teaching Excellence Program (FTEP) "Videotaping Consultation" for PSCI 2223 "Introduction to International Relations", March 2011

Faculty Teaching Excellence Program (FTEP) "Teaching in a Nutshell" Workshop, February 2011

Faculty Teaching Excellence Program (FTEP) "Classroom Learning Interview Process (CLIP)" for PSCI 4173 "International Organization", October 2010

Professional and Service Activities

Presentations & Talks

"Progressive Food Preferences: Individual Consumption Choices of Organic, Fair-Trade, and Local Food" presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA)

"Negative Integration vs. Positive Integration: Deep PTAs and Their Divergent Effects on Margins of Trade" presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA)

"Made in the World: Winners, Losers and Institutions" presented at the Social Sciences Today Forum on "Who Made Your Holiday Gifts?". College of Arts and Science, University of Colorado Boulder. January 2014.

"New-New PTAs and Trade: Firms, Trade Agreements and Trade Flows" presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the International Political Economy Society (IPES)

"Technology, Politics and Economic Exchanges: Historical Patterns in International Economic Agreements" presented at the 2013 World Trade Forum conference on ``Trade Cooperation: The Purpose, Design and Effects of Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs)" at the World Trade Institute in Bern, Switzerland

"Inspecting the Termites: Market Structure and WTO’s Consideration Process of PTAs" presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA)

"Reservations, Reports, and Ratifications: Informal Flexibility and Commitment to the Convention against Torture" presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA)

"Evolution of Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs): Costs, Competition and the Changes in PTA Design over Time" presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA)

"Going Organic around the World: Agricultural Export Dependence and Countries’ Involvement in Organic Agriculture" presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association (ISA)

"Transformation of Trade and Trade Agreements" presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA)

"Why Coalesce?: Informal Bargaining Coalitions in Multilateral Trade Negotiations" presented at the 2012 Annual Conference on the Political Economy of International Organizations (PEIO)

"Governance and Globalization: Trade Agreements and Trade Outcomes" presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the International Political Economy Society (IPES)

"Technology, Markets and Governance: A Logic of Trade Agreements" presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA)

"Enduring Trade Disputes: Domestic Adjustments Costs and International Resolution of Trade Conflicts" presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA)

"Credibility and Conditionalities: Effectiveness of Human Rights Provisions in European Union's Trade Agreements" presented at the 2011 Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA)

"Bringing Trade Liberalization Back into Trade Agreements: Explaining the Variation in U.S. Preferential Trade Agreements" presented at the Workshop on the Politics of Preferential Trade Agreements: Theory, Measurement, and Empirical Applications, Princeton University, April 30--May 1, 2010

"Trading Freely and Fairly: Formation of PTAs under Fair Trade Mandates" presented at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA) and the 2009 Annual Meeting of the International Political Economy Society (IPES)

"International Political Causes and Consequences of the Economic Crisis" presented at the Institute of Behavioral Sciences event on ``Perspectives on the Current Economic Crisis: A Multidisciplinary Symposium" October 27, 2008

"Trading Freely and Fairly: Distinguishing Sincere versus Insincere `Fair Trade' Countries" presented at the 2008 Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA) and the 2008 Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA)

"Shocks and Contexts: Linking Globalization and Democracy" presented at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the International Political Economy Society (IPES)

"Adjusting to Globalization: Political Economy of Inclusion in and Exclusion from Trade Integration" presented at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA) and the 2007 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA)

"Along the Stability-Efficiency Frontier: Developing Countries' Adjustment Strategy under Changing Patterns of Economic Integration" presented at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (2006)

"Unequal Law: Procedural Costs of WTO Rules on Developing Countries" presented at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA) and the 2006 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association (ISA)

"Historical Role of the External Market Access on Political Reforms" presented at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association (ISA)

"Globalizing Political Liberalization: Institutionalized International Trade Integration and Political Reforms in Developing Countries" presented at the 2005 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA)

"Trade, Coalitions and Institutions: International Economic Integration and Political Reforms in Developing Countries" presented at the 2005 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA)

"Trade, Coalitions and Institutions: International Trade Integration and Political Reforms in Developing Countries." Talk given at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) Research Seminar, Stanford University, March 2005 and the Workshop in International Relations, Department of Political Science, Stanford University, January 2005.

"Norms, Participation and Delegation." Talk given on Robert Keohane's ``Accountability in Global Governance" at the Workshop in International Relations, Department of Political Science, Stanford University, October 2004.

Chair & Discussant

Discussant, "New Modes of International Governance" at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA)

Chair and discussant, "Preferential Trade Agreements" at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA)

Discussant, 2012 Annual Conference on the Political Economy of International Organizations (PEIO)

Chair and discussant, ``NGOs and International Cooperation" at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA)

Chair, "Politics of Preferential Trade Agreements" at the 2011 Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA)

Chair, "Regionalism: The Past or the Future of International Cooperation?" at the 2011 Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA)

Panel organizer, "US vs. EU: Causes and Consequences of Preferential Trade Agreements" for the 2011 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association (ISA)

Discussant, ``Trade and Politics" at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA)

Discussant, ``Defending the National Interest" at the Conference in Honor of Stephen D. Krasner, December 2009

Discussant, ``Domestic Politics of International Trade Policy" at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA)

Chair and discussant for the panel on ``Institutions and International Trade" at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA)

Discussant for the panel on ``International Pressure, Elections and Democracy" at the 2008 Annual Convention of the International Studies Association (ISA)

Discussant for the panel on ``Democracy, Democratization and International Political Economy" at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA)

Department & University

Member, Arts and Sciences Council (ASC) Committee on Academic Community and Diversity, 2014 -- Present

Political Science Representative to the Arts and Sciences Council (ASC) of University of Colorado Boulder, 2014 -- Present

Mentor, First-Year Experience Faculty-Student Mentor Program, 2013--2014

Member, Political Science Department Website Committee, 2012 -- 2014

Speaker, Miramontes Arts & Sciences Program Faculty Colloquium, University of Colorado Boulder, September 2012

International Relations Comprehensive Exam Committee, Chair, Department of Political Science, University of Colorado Boulder, Spring 2011

Member, Policy Committee, Department of Political Science, University of Colorado Boulder, 2010 -- 2012

Member, Graduate Curriculum/Admissions Committee, Department of Political Science, University of Colorado Boulder, 2009 -- 2010

Co-adviser, Undergraduate Political Science Club, Department of Political Science, University of Colorado Boulder, 2008 -- 2009

Library Liaison, Political Science -- University Libraries, Fall 2008

Member, Minority Staff and Faculty Group, University of Colorado Boulder, 2007 -- 2008

Member, Graduate Curriculum/Admissions Committee, Department of Political Science, University of Colorado Boulder, 2007 -- 2008

Participant, Summer LEAP Introductory Leadership Workshop, University of Colorado Boulder, May 2007

Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Department of Political Science, University of Colorado Boulder, Spring 2007

Member, Graduate Curriculum/Admissions Committee, International Policies Studies, Stanford University, 2005 -- 2006

Manuscript Referee

Journals

American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, British Journal of Political Science, World Politics, International Organization, International Studies Quarterly, Review of International Organizations, International Interactions, Journal of Conflict Resolution, European Journal of Political Research, Foreign Policy Analysis, Journal of Common Market Studies

Academic and Trade Presses

Cambridge University Press, Cengage, Pearson-Longman, Routledge

Professional Membership

American Political Science Association (APSA)

Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA)

International Studies Association (ISA)


Updated: October 6, 2015

  1. Equal contribution

  2. Equal top contribution with Amy Liu

  3. Equal contribution

  4. Former graduate student

  5. Current graduate student

  6. Former graduate student

  7. Current graduate student