Personal profile

Research interests

Jongsoo Kim is interested in business-government relations, organizational wrongdoing, compliance management, institutional distance and critical approaches to corporate social responsibility (CSR).

Personal profile

His research is currently focusing on the political nature of CSR. Prior to his PhD, Jongsoo worked as a newspaper journalist. He had also participated in the foreign and industrial policymaking process in the South Korean parliament as a policy advisor.

Educational background

Jongsoo has completed coursework of PhD in political economy at Yonsei University. He received MA in international relations as a Chevening scholar (Nottingham University, UK) and BA in political science (Yonsei University, Korea).


  • 20-21 MN1125 Foundations for Responsible Business
  • 21-22 MN1175 Organization Studies


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production