GS19 Speakers

Oakla Cho

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Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Board Member of Trustee for Sogang University

Prof. Oakla Cho is trained as an Anthropologist (Ph D in Anthropology from SUNY at Stony Brook, USA) working mostly in the field of rural and urban community studies and gender studies in Korea. She had worked in the department of sociology and found gender studies program in Sogang University. She had been the president of several academic associations, from Women Studies Association, Rural Sociological Association to the Association of Korean Cultural Anthropology. She had been also in the advisory committees for the government. She is retired from the university and presently works as an advisor to GISTeR