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Young Richard Kim, PhD

Associate Professor and Head of Classics and Mediterranean Studies

History (ancient Mediterranean world, late Antiquity; late ancient Christianity, Byzantine Studies, Hellenic Studies)

Pronouns: He/Him/His


Building & Room:

1800 UH


601 S Morgan St.

Office Phone:

(312) 996-2291


Young Kim is associate professor and head of Classics and Mediterranean Studies, with an additional appointment in the Department of History. He is a scholar and teacher of the ancient Mediterranean world, with wide interests and specific expertise in Late Antiquity, Late Ancient Christianity, and Early Byzantine Studies.

Prior to joining UIC, Dr. Kim worked as Director of Educational Programs for the Onassis Foundation USA and as associate professor at Calvin College. His current research project is a book on Cyprus in Late Antiquity.

Dr. Kim earned his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan (2004, 2006) and his B.A. from UCLA (1999).

Selected Publications