Sungmoon Kim

Sungmoon Kim

Political Scientist; 2016-17 Berggruen Fellow at Harvard EJSCE

Biography

Sungmoon Kim received a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Maryland at College Park and taught previously at the University of Richmond. He was a Berggruen fellow at Harvard University’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics (2016-17) and currently is a director of the Center for East Asian and Comparative Philosophy at CityU. He is the author of three books – Confucian Democracy in East Asia: Theory and Practice (Cambridge University Press, 2014), Public Reason Confucianism: Democratic Perfectionism and Constitutionalism in East Asia (Cambridge University Press, 2016), and Democracy After Virtue: Toward Pragmatic Confucian Democracy (Oxford University Press, 2018).