Meet our new faculty: Kevin Michael Smith, East Asian languages and cultures

Kevin Michael Smith headshot

Kevin Michael Smith is a new member of the UC Berkeley faculty. (Photo courtesy Kevin Michael Smith)

Name: Kevin Michael Smith (he/him)
Discipline: East Asian languages and cultures
Degrees: Ph.D., comparative literature, UC Davis, 2019
Research interests: The intersection of literature, art and politics in modern Korea, with particular interest in poetry and colonialism.
Hobbies: Listening to records, old and new, as well as taking photos, mostly of buildings, landscapes and cats.