Esther Chihye Kim

  • Assistant Teaching Professor of Education


Yale University, Ph.D., Sociology

University of Pennsylvania, MS Ed., Culture and Society

University of California at Los Angeles, BA, Sociology (major) & Education (minor)


  • Research Methodology • Higher Education • Inequalities
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Esther Chihye Kim (she/her/hers) is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Education. Her areas of interest include research methodology, ethnography, higher education, and social inequities. At Rossier, Dr. Kim teaches courses in research methodology as well as the Equity and Inclusion in Organizational Contexts class. Her work also includes leading discussions on inclusion and representation for organizational improvement and growth.  

Courses Taught

Research methodology (Inquiry II & III; RM 1 & 2)

Equity and Inclusion in Organizational Contexts (EDUC 523)

Research/Dissertation in Practice (EDUC 790; EDUC 764)

Higher Education Professional Seminar (EDUC 706)