CRES DE, Ka-Eul Yoo's research paper recognized by the Association for Asian American Studies

April 02, 2021


Literature Ph.D. student and CRES DE, Ka-Eul Yoo recently received the Best Graduate Student Paper Award  from the Association for Asian American Studies for her paper, “The Crime of Leprosy: The Red Threat and U.S. Hansen’s Disease Policy in Cold War Korea”.

Ka-Eul received a cash award from the AURA-AAAS Endowment Fund, a gift which honors the legacy of Asians United to Raise Awareness (AURA) and its founding mission: striving for positive social change by funding and developing programs that raise political and cultural awareness about and among the Asian American community and will present on her paper at the AAAS conference held virtually April 7-10, 2021.

For more information on Ka-Eul's research on this topic, we invite you to check out the Graduate Research Spotlight on Ka-Eul from October 17, 2018.  

Congratulations Ka-Eul on this notable acheivement!