Koun Kim is from the Republic of Korea and has studied her Ph.D. as researching Interdisciplinary Studies in Law and Policy at Kyoto Sangyo university in Japan.
Koun majored in police science at Daejeon University in South Korea and graduated from the university with a master's degree. In South Korea, Koun mainly studied community policing and job satisfaction.
And Koun has an experience as an assistant researcher in various studies in South Korea, such as "Prevention of Crime and Damage of North Korean Refugees", "Police Disaster Prevention Activities", and "Research of Investigative Civil Service Counseling Center".
Since studying in Japan, she has conducted research related to police legitimacy and police organization, and graduated from Kyoto Sangyo university in Japan with a master's degree.
Koun is currently conducting her dissertation research on the topic of "Police Policy Perspectives and the Impact of Appropriateness of Police Activities on Citizens' Trust in the Police." and in this POLACS project, as a Japanese research assistant, Koun is in charge of creating research questions and analyzing results.
Koun KIM, South Korea's Police System: Jeju's municipal Police, Criminal Justcie and Policing No.5 2019, pp.93-98.
Koun KIM, Chikao URANAKA, Report on the impact of police legitimacy on job satisfaction of police organizations and individuals-Survey form students (Promoted to Inspector) in the national Police Academy-, Criminal Justcie and Policing No.7 2021, pp.9-44.