Joonwoo Son

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Joonwoo Son

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Jan 2009
Aug 2009
Research Internship (Developing ‘Noblesse Oblige’ Index), The Institute for Social Development and Policy Research, Seoul National University
Aug 2018
Aug 2019
Junior Visiting Researcher, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, The University of Tokyo


Sep 2014
Department of Sociology (Ph.D. Program), Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Columbia University
Mar 2011
Aug 2013
Department of Sociology (M.A. Program), College of Social Science, Seoul National University
Mar 2004
Feb 2011
Department of Sociology, College of Social Science, Seoul National University

Books etc

Simulation, Prediction, and Society: The Politics of Forecasting
Joonwoo Son (Part:Contributor, A Hybrid of Prediction and Policy: Models and Policy Measures in Japanese Economic Planning)
The University of Tokyo Press   Feb 2019   

Conference Activities & Talks

The Modes of Statistical Standards and Their Politics: A Historical Study on the Statistical Reform in Postwar Japan
Joonwoo Son
The 92nd Annual Meeting of the Japan Sociological Society   5 Oct 2019   
Theorizing Statistics beyond the ‘Center of Calculation’: Actor-Network, Convention Theory, and Desrosières’s Sociology of Quantification [Invited]
Joonwoo Son
The Japan Sociological Society’s Working Group on Actor-Network-Theory and Sociology   28 Apr 2019   
A Hybrid of Prediction and Policy: Models and Policy Measures in Japanese Economic Planning
Joonwoo Son
The 17th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Science and Technology Studies   8 Dec 2018   
Governing the Economy through Indicators: Japanese Economic Planning, 1960-1965
Joonwoo Son
The Summer Conference on Economy and Society, Florence, Italy   Jul 2018   
“Governance or Statecraft: Classifying the South Korean Public Data Sharing Plan
Joonwoo Son
Society for Social Studies of Science (4S), Denver, Colorado, USA   Nov 2015   

Published Papers

Formation of Knowledge-Subject through Wikipedia Editorial Debate: ‘Notability’Debate in Korean Wikipedia and Available Repertories
Joonwoo Son
Cultural Studies (published by Korean Association of Cultural Studies)   1(1) 187-243   2012   [Refereed]

Social Contribution

A Citizen Panel on 2012 National Technology Assessment (Subject: Big Data Technology)
[Panelist]  Science and Technology Evaluation and Planning (KISTEP); National Science and Technology Commission, Republic of Korea  Oct 2012 - Dec 2012