Cana Kim

Cana Kim












Ph.D. Candidate
Phone: 225-578-2141
Fax: 225-578-2540
Office: Stubbs 325


M.A. in Political Science, Yonsei University, 2015
B.A. in Political Science and Diplomacy, Yonsei University, 2013 


Cana Kim is a Ph.D. candidate with a primary concentration in International Relations. Her research interests focus on public constraints on foreign policy. Her research also stretches to media coverage, gender politics, and political psychology.  As her second field in Methodology, she uses both large-N quantitative and qualitative (focus group, process tracing) methods as well as experimentation. 

Areas of Interest

Public Opinion
Foreign Policy Analysis
Political Psychology
Media Framing

Awards & Fellowships

LSU Dissertation Year Fellowship (2022-2023)
CAWP Research Grant (2022)
KASF Chair Scholarship (2018)

Teaching Experience

POLI 2057 - Introduction to International Politics (Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020)

Guest Lecturer:
POLI 2051 - American Government/Professor Alvarez Hertzock (Spring 2021, Fall 2021)
POLI 2053 - Introduction to Comparative Politics/Professor Jeong Hyun Kim (Fall 2018, Fall 2019)


American Political Science Association (APSA)
Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA)
International Studies Association (ISA)