Hyunsu is a graduate student at UC Merced. He received a B.A. and M.A. in sociology from Hanyang University at Seoul, South Korea. His research interests are international migration, social networks, Asian American studies, work and organization, and quantitative methods. Now he is working on the social networks of cross-border marriage migrants in South Korea and the causes and outcomes of bamboo ceiling in the U.S. labor markets. He is an awardee of the 2017 Pacific Sociological Association Distinguished Graduate Student Paper Award.