Hyein Ellen Cho


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PhD projects

Asian diaspora, gender-based violence, gender equality, migration, social issues in Korea


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Personal profile


Hyein (Ellen) Cho is a lecturer at the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics and a lead researcher at the Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre, both at Monash University. Her two main areas of research expertise are domestic and family violence and the Korean diaspora. Ellen is currently working on a monograph titled ‘Gender, migration and family violence in Australia: The transnational experiences of Korean diasporic women’. Ellen is also leading multiple research projects on gender and family violence that have been funded by different Australian and Korean institutions, such as the Victorian State Government, the Australian National University, the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trades and the Academy of Korean Studies.


Supervision interests

I am available to supervise HDR students in the following areas:

  • Gender-based violence
  • Gender and migration
  • Social issues in Korea
  • Asia and Asian diaspora

Please contact me to discuss your proposed area of study.




Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Sociology/Korean Studies, PhD

External positions

Executive Committee and Newsletter Editor, Korean Studies Association of Australasia

2022 → …

Research area keywords

  • Korean Diaspora
  • Family Violence
  • Migration
  • Gender and Diversity
  • Social Impact
  • Social Change


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