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Faculty Fellow

Kimberly Hoang

Associate Professor of Sociology, Director of Global Studies University of Chicago


Kimberly Hoang is the author of Spiderweb Capitalism: How Global Elites Exploit Frontier Markets (Princeton University Press, 2022), which provides a behind-the-scenes look at how the rich and powerful use offshore shell corporations to conceal their wealth and make themselves richer. She previously published Dealing in Desire: Asian Ascendancy, Western Decline, and the Hidden Currencies of Global Sex Work (University of California Press, 2015), which examines the mutual construction of masculinities, financial deal-making, and transnational political-economic identities. To learn more about her research and publications, please visit her profile page at the Department of Sociology.


The Economy and Its Boundaries

2016 – 2018