Youn KIM is an Associate Professor of Music at the University of Hong Kong. She obtained her Ph.D. from Columbia University and taught at Seoul National University prior to joining HKU in 2007. Her research interests include the history of Western music theory, music cognition, theory and analysis, history of listening, and in particular, the interrelationship between music theory and the science of the mind. Kim is currently working on a book tentatively entitled Convergence and/or Dialogue: Music Theory and Psychology in Fin-de-Siècle Germany, which examines selected writings from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This research is supported by the University Grants Committee of Hong Kong under the General Research Fund for 2011/2012. Her previous publications include a monograph, History of Western Music Theory (2006; selected as "Outstanding Books in the Field of Basic Sciences" in 2008 by The National Academy of Sciences, Republic of Korea), and a number of articles and reviews in Music and Letters, Journal of the Musicological Society of Korea, and Current Musicology, amongst others. She has presented papers at various international conferences, including Royal Musical Association, International Musicological Society, Congress of the Gesellschaft für Musiktheorie, and International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition. Currently, Kim is serving as the editor of Musica Humana, an international musicological journal based in East Asia.
Bio courtesy of University of Hong Kong.