Kimberly McKee, Ph.D.
Director, Kutsche Office of Local History
Assistant Professor, Liberal Studies Department
Grand Valley State University
mckeeki (at) gvsu (dot) edu
McKee, Kimberly CV (July 2019)
Associate Professor, IRIS: Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies Department, Grand Valley State University, August 2019 – Present
Director, Kutsche Office of Local History, Grand Valley State University, August 2016 – Present
Assistant Professor, Liberal Studies Department, Grand Valley State University, August 2014 – July 2019
Consortium for Faculty Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer in Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies, Grinnell College, August 2013 – July 2014
McKee, Kimberly. Disrupting Kinship: Transnational Politics of Korean Adoption in the United States(Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2019).
McKee, Kimberly, and Denise A. Delgado, eds. Degrees of Difference: Reflections of Women of Color on Graduate School (Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, Forthcoming 2020).
Kim, JaeRan, Kit Myers, Kimberly McKee, and Elizabeth Raleigh. “Adoption Pedagogy: An Interdisciplinary Discussion of Challenges, Implications, and Practices,” Adoption & Culture Vol. 7, No. 1 (June 2019).
McKee, Kimberly, and Adrienne Winans, eds. “Special Section of Women of Color in the Academy,” Feminist Teacher Vol. 27, No. 2-3 (2017; Publication date winter 2019).
McKee, Kimberly. “Reproductive Futurity and the Adoptive Family” Adoption & Culture Vol. 7, No. 2 (Forthcoming, December 2019).
McKee, Kimberly. “The Consumption of Adoption and Adoptees in American Middlebrow Culture.” Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly(Invited, Special Issue, Expected Publication Fall 2019).
McKee, Kimberly. “‘Let’s Not Get Hysterical’: Was He Even Her Father?” Feminist Formations Vol. 30, No. 2 (2018): 147-174. DOI: 10.1353/ff.2018.0022.
McKee, Kimberly. “Adoption as Reproductive Justice” Adoption & CultureVol. 6, No. 1 (June 2018): 74-93.
Shell-Weiss, Melanie, Annie Benefiel, and Kimberly McKee. “We are all Teachers: A Collaborative Approach to Digital Collection Development.” Collection ManagementVol. 42, Nos. 3-4 (2017): 317-337. DOI: 10.1080/01462679.2017.1344597.
McKee, Kimberly. “Monetary Flows and the Movements of Children: The Transnational Adoption Industrial Complex.” Journal of Korean StudiesVol. 21, No. 1 (2016): 137-178.
McKee, Kimberly. “Adoption and Asian North American Literature.” In Teaching Asian North American Literature, edited by Jennifer Ho and Jenny Wills. (New York: Modern Language Association Teaching Options Series, Expected Publication 2021).
McKee, Kimberly. “From Adoptee to Trespasser: The Asian Adoptee Woman as Oriental Fantasy.” In Adoption & Discourses of Multiculturalism: Europe, the Americas and the Pacific, edited by Tobias Hübinette, Indigo Willing, and Jenny Heijun Wills (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, Forthcoming 2020).
McKee, Kimberly. “Locating Adoptees in Asian America: Jane Jeong Trenka and Deann Borshay Liem.” In Our Voices, Our Histories: Asian American and Pacific Islander Women,edited by Shirley Hune and Gail M. Nomura (New York: New York University Press, Forthcoming).
McKee, Kimberly. “Korean American Women Negotiating Confucianism, Christianity, and Immigration in Free Food for Millionaires.” In A Companion to Korean American Studies, edited by Shelley Lee and Rachael Joo, 559-582. Leiden: Brill, 2018.
McKee, Kimberly. “Rewriting History: Adoptee Documentaries as a Site of Truth-telling.” In The Routledge Companion to Asian American Media, edited by Lori K. Lopez and Vincent N. Pham, 119-130. New York: Routledge, 2017.
McKee, Kimberly. “Gendered Adoptee Identities: Performing Trans-Pacific Masculinity in the 21stCentury.”In Gendering the Trans-Pacific World, edited by Catherine Ceniza Choy and Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, 221-245. Leiden: Brill, 2017.
McKee, Kimberly. “Claiming Ourselves as ‘Korean’: Accounting for Adoptees within the Korean Diaspora in the United States.” In Click and Kin: Transnational Identity and Quick Media, edited by May Friedman and Silvia Schultermandl, 159-179. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016.
McKee, Kimberly. “Real versus FictiveKinship: Legitimating the Adoptive Family.” In Critical Kinship Studies, edited by Charlotte Kroløkke, Lene Myong, Stine Wilum Adrian, and Tine Tjørnhøj-Thomse, 221-336. London: Rowman & Littlefield International, 2015.