Dong-Kyun Im is an associate professor in the department of sociology at Seoul National University, South Korea. He received his degrees in sociology from Harvard University (PhD, 2014) and Seoul National University (BA and MA). He currently serves as the director of Institute for Social Development and Policy Research at Seoul National University. His interests include the areas of cognitive sociology and political sociology. His academic work aims to find the multilevel factors that contribute to human flourishing and democratic society.