Sujin Eom is a scholar of urban studies whose research is anchored in a cross-regional inquiry into migration and urban space. Eom is currently completing her first book manuscript that situates "Chinatown" as an imaginative and material space within the the broader history of empire and migration. Eom holds a PhD in architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, with a Designated Emphasis in Global Metropolitan Studies. Eom is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Asian Societies, Cultures and Languages Program and the Department of Geography at Dartmouth College.
Eom's research interests include global urbanism, migration and diaspora, critical race theory, science and technology studies, and postcolonial urban theory. Eom's next research project investigates the global movement of urban form and ideas during the Cold War, with an emphasis on urban infrastructure built across East Asian cities.
Eom is the recipient of several awards and fellowships, including the IPHS Best Postgraduate Planning History Paper Award, the Japan Foundation Fellowship, the University of California Pacific Rim Research Fellowship, and the Social Science Research Council Grant. She has served as the Haas Junior Scholars Program Fellow (2015-2016) and the Berkeley Empirical Legal Studies (BELS) Graduate Fellow (2016-2017).