Credentials: Assistant Professor of Korean Sociology
Phone: (608) 263-7422
7109 Sewell Social Sciences
Office Hours: Tuesday 2:30-4:30, Thursday 3:00-4:30
PhD, Sociology, Harvard University (2018)
Three key words of my research are gender, work, and family. As a qualitative sociologist, my research aims to explore key themes in women’s narratives of their early work lives and family decisions and discover the underlying social and cultural forces that shape these decisions.
Gender, Work, and Family in East Asia
Introduction to Sociology of Gender
Social Change in Contemporary Korea
Brinton, Mary and Eunsil Oh. 2019. “Babies, Work, or Both? Highly Educated Women’s Employment and Fertility in East Asia.” American Journal of Sociology. Volume 125 issue1, page(s): 105-140.
Oh, Eunsil. 2018. “Who Deserves to Work? How Women Develop Expectations of Childcare Support in Korea.” Gender & Society. Volume: 32 issue: 4, page(s): 493-515.