After an interdisciplinary year of studying communication and cultural management, Kim studied Psychology and Economics in Germany and Canada. In her bachelor thesis she investigated the psychological influences on the perception of credibility through various quantitative analyses. Prior to coming to Oxford, Kim was involved in different (research) projects in China, South Africa, Mexico and many other countries as well as in start-up projects aiming to support social entrepreneurship ideas.
During her M.Sc. in Comparative Social Policy she wants to focus on educational policies and social mobility and its connection to health inequalities in European countries.