Kyung Min Baek

Sociology and Anthropology, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Assistant Professor

Kyungmin Baek is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology in School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Nazarbayev University. His primary research investigates the adoption, implementation, and consequences of environmental management practices in Asian corporations. He has also investigated how workplaces in Asian countries adopt and implement work-family and anti-discrimination policies and what the impact of these policies on demographic composition of workforce. Baek has published articles in international peer review journals including Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, Journal of Business Ethics and Law and Social Inquiry. Prior to his appointment at NU SHSS, he held Assistant Professorship in the Department of Sociology at Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia. He received his BA and MA in Sociology from Korea University and his Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Minnesota.