Joonwoo Son is a Ph.D. student in Sociology at Columbia University. He is a Paul F. Lazarsfeld Fellow at Columbia University and Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies Fellow. His interests include sociology of social scientific knowledge, economic sociology, social history of quantification and measurement, and historical sociology. His current project studies a historical process in which competition among experts over theorizing and managing the social, symbolic, and psychological readings of official statistics transformed the Japanese state bureaucracy's way of using national income statistics to govern the economy.
Joonwoo holds a B.A. in Sociology with Valedictorian and summa cum laude and M.A. in Sociology from Seoul National University. He also served as a visiting scholar in Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies at The University of Tokyo.
M.A., Sociology, Columbia University, 2016
M.A., Sociology, Seoul National University, 2013
B.A., Sociology, Seoul National University, 2011
Methods for Social Research (Spring 2016), Teaching Assistant