Department of Political Science


Sukmo Kim

Sukmo’s PhD in Political Theory focuses on the democratic legitimacy of sovereign referendums within the republican framework of constitutional democracy.

Sukmo wears a tweed jacket and striped shirt
Email: sukmo.kim.20@ucl.ac.uk
Location: 1.02/1.03, 36-38 Gordon Sq.



Sukmo is a PhD candidate in Political Theory. He holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea and a master’s degree in Political and Legal Theory from a joint program by the University of Warwick and Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona.
His doctoral study focuses on the democratic legitimacy of sovereign referendums, especially in fusion cases such as a unification. More broadly, he is interested in contemporary analytic political philosophy, neo-republican democracy, and constitutional democracy.