Heejin Kim

National University of Singapore, Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow 2018

Heejin Kim is an ASEAN Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for International Law (‘CIL’), National University of Singapore. She obtained her LLM and JSD from Yale Law School where she was an editor of the Yale Journal of International Law and participated in multiple student-led initiatives. Heejin has received the Korean Government Scholarship for Overseas Doctoral Studies from the National Institute for International Education, Korea and the Howard M. Holtzmann Fellowship in International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution awarded by Yale Law School. For her first law degree, she studied at Sookmyung Women's University in Seoul.

Dr Kim has worked for various institutions including the Office of the Presidency at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, the Constitutional Court of Korea, and the National Human Rights Commission of Korea. She was also involved with Yale Law School's Khmer Rouge Trial Project, co-authoring bench briefs for the Chamber at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Chambers of Cambodia (‘ECCC’). Her book, Regime Accommodation in International Law: Human Rights in International Economic Law and Policy was published with Brill/Nijhoff in August 2016. Prior to joining the CIL, Heejin was a Postdoctoral Fellow at NUS Faculty of Law. Her research interests broadly include public international law, ASEAN law and policy, international criminal law, international economic law, and the regulation of new technological development.