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Dr Kyungmee Kim


Dr Kyungmee Kim

Kyungmee Kim

Dr Kyungmee Kim is a Researcher in the SIPRI Climate Change and Risk Programme, where she focuses on climate change and conflict, and environmental peacebuilding. In 2021, she received her PhD in Peace and Conflict Research from Uppsala University after completing her dissertation, titled ‘Civil Resistance in the Shadow of War: Explaining Popular Mobilization against Dams in Myanmar’. She is a member of the Research School for International Water Cooperation at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University, which is part of the UNESCO Center for Water Cooperation. Prior to her doctoral research, Dr Kim worked on international water cooperation and civil society empowerment at the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI).

Subject expertise

Social conflict over infrastructure projects, climate change and conflict, civil resistance, community mobilization, environmental security

Regional expertise

Southeast Asia, Mekong Region, Myanmar

Korean, English, Chinese

PhD in Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University (Sweden); MSc in Sustainable Development, Uppsala University (Sweden); BA in Politics and Diplomacy, BA in Business Administration, Yonsei University (Republic of Korea)

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