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 (March 2017)
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, Legacies of Gratitude: Logics of the Korean Transnational Adoption Industrial Complex (Tentative title) (Advanced Contract, University of Illinois Press).
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).
Articles and Book Chapters
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. 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. Leiden: Brill (2017).
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. “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.
McKee, Kimberly. “Korean Adoption Studies Bibliography” in Adoption and Culture Vol. 4 (2014): 177-183.