Brian Kim

PhD Student


B.A. English and Economics, Bowdoin College, 2013

Brian Heseung Kim is a current doctoral student at the University of Virginia’s Education Policy program. He studied education from a variety of perspectives throughout his undergraduate degree, working with organizations like America Reads and Counts, Upward Bound, the George Mitchell Scholarship Research Institute, and the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth. After graduating with a B.A. in English and Economics from Bowdoin College, Brian received his Maine state teaching certification in English and Social Studies. He taught English at a public high school in southern Maine for three years, eventually serving on the school leadership team. Now in the Education Policy world, his primary research interests revolve around K-12 teachers and community college students. He seeks to leverage his data visualization and machine learning skill sets throughout this work, bringing novel insight and perspective to these critical policy issues.