Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Jun Hong Kim

Non-Certificate Demographic Trainee
Anthropology PhD 2013


Junhong Kim earned a PhD in Anthropology at the University of Washington in 2013. His research interests included large scale cooperation by cultural group selection, evolutionary approaches to culture, and gene-culture coevolution. His dissertation project was titled, “Cultural Evolutionary Process of Human Cooperation on a city-wide scale.” His  project involved surveys, experimental games, social network analysis, and ethnographic observation of group-beneficial activities. Before attending UW, he graduated from Seoul National University in 2006 with a Master’s degree in Anthropology.