Director, Kutsche Office of Local History, Grand Valley State University, August 2016 – Present
Assistant Professor, Department of Liberal Studies, Grand Valley State University, August 2014 – Present
Consortium for Faculty Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer in Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies, Grinnell College, August 2013 – July 2014
Works in Progress
Examining the Past, Considering the Future: The Impact of KAAN (Korean American Adoptee Adoptive Family Network) in the Lives of Adult Adoptees and Adoptive Families
Book Manuscripts and Anthologies
McKee, Kimberly. Disrupting Kinship: Transnational Politics of Korean Adoption in the United States (University of Illinois Press, forthcoming 2019).
McKee. Kimberly, and Denise A. Delgado. Don’t Air the Dirty Laundry: Reflections of Women of Color on Graduate School (Edited Volume; In Progress).
McKee, Kimberly, and Adrienne Winans. Special Issue, “Learning to Teach: Women of Color Reflect on Graduate School Pedagogical Praxis,” Feminist Teacher (In Progress).
McKee, Kimberly. “‘Let’s Not Get Hysterical’: Was He Even Her Father?” Feminist Formations (Accepted, Expected Publication 2018).
McKee, Kimberly. “Adoption as Reproductive Justice” Adoption & Culture Vol. 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 Management Vol. 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 Studies Vol. 21, No. 1 (2016): 137-178.
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, 559-581. 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 21st Century.” 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 Fictive Kinship: 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.