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Rama Kim

Hye Weon (Rama) Kim

S.J.D. Candidate

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Private Law Codification in South Korea

Fields of Research and Supervisors

  • Family Law and Political Economy with Professor Janet Halley, Harvard Law School, Principal Faculty Supervisor
  • Private Law Theories in Germany with Professor Holger Spamann, Harvard Law School
  • Legal and Social Theories with Professor Duncan Kennedy, Harvard Law School
  • Korean Legal History with Professor Sun Joo Kim, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Additional Research Interests

  • Law, Gender and Sexuality
  • Legal Education
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Law and Colonialism


  • Harvard Law School, S.J.D. Candidate 2018-Present
  • Harvard Law School, LL.M. 2016-2017
  • Seoul National University, J.D. 2012
  • Seoul National University, LL.B. 2009

Academic Appointments and Fellowships

  • Harvard Law School, 2018-2019, Graduate Program Fellow, LL.M. Advisor
  • Harvard Law School, 2017, Summer Academic Fellow

Additional Information

  • Languages: English (fluent), Korean (native)
  • Admitted to the Bar in Korea (2012)

Last Updated: October 7, 2019