Yeaji Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at California State University Dominguez Hills. She specializes in the comparative analysis of democratization, political participation, and political culture with regional expertise in East Asia. Her current research agenda examines how education influences democratic consolidation, focusing on its effect on individuals’ civic attitudes and behaviors. Her work has appeared in journals like Research & Politics and Statistics, Politics and Policy. She received a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Houston.