Sharon Kim | Communication Arts Department | Judson University Christian College

Sharon Kim Profile

Contact Information

Name:Sharon Kim
Year Started:2002
Phone Number:847-628-1067
Office Location:Lindner Tower 321


Ph.D., Yale University
MA, Yale University
MPhil, Yale University
BA, Yale College



Dr. Kim devoted her life to the Lord Jesus during her freshman year in college. Prior to coming to Judson, Dr. Kim taught literature and writing at Wheaton College for three years.

Expertise / Involvements

Nineteenth and early twentieth-century literature; Christianity and literature.


  •  Literary Epiphany in the Novel, 1850-1950: Constellations of the Soul (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012).
  • "Literary Epiphany and the Theology of Grace." Journal for the Study of Christian Culture. Spring, 2009.
  • "Lost in Inculturation." Christianity and Literature. Winter, 2009.
  • Statement on Collegiality (Profession 2006).
  • "Edith Wharton's Dialogue with Susan Warner" (The Hudson River Valley Review, 2006).
  • "Edith Wharton and Modern Epiphany" (The Journal of Modern Literature, 2006).
  • "Lamarckism and the Construction of Transcendence in the House of Mirth" (Studies in the Novel, 2006).
  • "Puritan Realism: Robinson Crusoe and The Wide, Wide World." (December 2003 in American Literature).
  • "Beyond the Men in Black: Jonathan Edwards and Nineteenth-Century Woman's Fiction." (in Jonathan Edwards at Home and Abroad, 2003)

Current Projects

  • Member of Edith Wharton Society  
  • The Conference on Christianity and Literature   
  • The Modern Language Association.  

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