We are delighted to present this year’s fair of KUSEF, a collection of students-created works showcasing the wonderful breadth of academic curiosity! Founded upon the basis of adventurous thinking and questioning, The KUSEF hopes to foster a creative spirit in many fields of learning.
It is an honor to receive such a number of insightful and thought-provoking pieces from the exceptional minds of high school and undergraduate students. Your submissions are reviewed thoroughly and held to an incredibly high standard; KUSEF considers work that is not only well-composed, but also ambitious and representative of unbridled academic thinking. Showcased in this issue are essays from both the US and abroad that incorporate many disciplines of academic research, ranging from natural sciences to business and economics. Each piece embodies the diligence of the innovative authors that dedicate themselves to scholarship and exploration.
The KUSEF aims to highlight the incredible capability of students and encourage an unconventional, explorative approach to learning. As you read this issue of KUSEF, consider the privilege of gleaning wisdom from carefully conducted academic research as well as the enthusiastic dedication of all the young, yet incredibly knowledgeable contributors. When compiling this issue, the editors at KUSEF truly valued the enriching information presented in the impressive student-written pieces; we hope you have a similar experience that may even inspire you to be featured in the journal in the future!
Lastly, we would like to express gratitude towards the Managing Editors and the KUSEF Editorial Board members for their dedication; the large group of reviewers demonstrated exceptional diligence and enthusiasm while creating this issue. The editors contribute not only their insight but also their time. KUSEF would not succeed without their continuing support.
Thank you for all of your continued interest and support. It has been an honor to serve as the Editor-in-Chief of the KUSEF, we are thrilled to provide these fresh perspectives on research to our readers and hope to continue to put our fresh ideas and passions in future journals.
|Co-Chairman, Dr. Sooyong Kim||Co-Chairman, Dr. Dan K. Morrison|
Dr. Sooyong Kim
Dr. Dan K. Morrison
KUSEF, hosted and managed by Seoul National University, Harvard University and other school's faculties and alumni, seeks innovative scholarly manuscripts for presentations and online publications. We invite proposals for workshops, short talks, and poster presentations for KUSEF 2020. We are also seeking prospective panelists on several topics.
KUSEF invites the submission of innovative proposals for symposia, expo, presentations and special issues on diverse categories defined broadly. A symposium consists of two articles on a common subject, published as a set in the same issue. Papers submitted together for consideration as a symposium and competitions are all judged by the KUSEF judges. Special issues, in contrast, are designed and edited by KUSEF editors and include an introductory to professional essay or paper written by the contributers or editors. The goals of a special issue are to focus attention on promising ideas and important subjects in diverse areas defined broadly, and to advance the critique and development of scientific, economic or social matters in some way.
Proposals are submitted to the editors and should include the following elements:
For the articles, KUSEF publishes high-quality review essays that survey new developments in a particular area of study, synthesize important ideas, and raise key issues for future scholarship. Review essays might be based on books but could also draw on scholarship that has been published in articles. Prospective authors can either submit the entire manuscript for review or they can submit a ten-page, double-spaced proposal detailing the body of research to be covered and the main themes to be explored. Promising proposals will be sent to two referees. On the basis of their reviews, which will be sent anonymously to the author, the editors will write a decision letter. The final manuscript may be sent back to the same referees or reviewed by the editorial team.
KUSEF welcome your proposals for workshops, panelists, short talks, and posters if you are interested in presenting. Please contact the editorial board for more information via email admin@KSEF.org.