Hun Kim is an Assistant Professor of Global Urbanism in the Department of Geography at the University of British Columbia. His research focuses on the production of urban space and the political economy of Asian cities. Hun’s current ethnographic work examines inter-Asian and late-socialist connections of urban development and infrastructure in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam.

Hun holds a Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning with a designated emphasis in Global Metropolitan Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.